When clicking on an area of the right scrollbar of gnome-terminal which is not the scroll bar/thumb it jumps to the relative position of the output (I enabled unlimited output).

Some applications only jump one page/viewport height up or down when clicking above the bar or below (currently only find NetBeans 8.2 output window as example) which is the behavior I'm looking for.

The scroll preferences for profiles all to hide the scrollbar, control scrolling on output or keystroke and to limit the output which doesn't match what I'm looking for.

I'm looking for this precise behavior, no workaround involving other input devices or GUI controls.

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.

  • Does it have to be click on scroll bar ? There's a keyboard shortcut for that, Ctrl+Shift+PgUp. – Sergiy Kolodyazhnyy Jul 22 '18 at 1:01
  • @SergiyKolodyazhnyy Thanks for you input. Yes, edited the question. – Karl Richter Jul 22 '18 at 1:02
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    What about the other mouse buttons? For instance, does middle-clicking on the gnome-terminal scrollbar scroll by page? – dsstorefile1 Jul 22 '18 at 3:00
  • @dsstorefile1 Also a good idea. I made my "I'm looking for this precise behavior" sentence more precise. – Karl Richter Jul 22 '18 at 3:02
  • You should look for GTK+ (or maybe GNOME) instuctions on how to configure the scrollbars. I'm not familiar with them to provide further help, sorry. GNOME Terminal doesn't do anything special with its scrollbars, just lets GTK+ do whatever it wishes to do. So the behavior needs to be configured GTK+-wide, not in GNOME Terminal. – egmont Jul 22 '18 at 10:10

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