Eliminating horizontal scroll bar in KDE apps

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Tue Jan 6 06:12:37 GMT 2004

Jeffrey Barish wrote:
> This happened to me once before, but I don't know what I did to fix it: 
> All windows (e.g., Konqueror, Kmail) with sufficient text have a
> horizontal scroll bar.  The text on the right disappears under the
> vertical scroll bar unless I scroll all the way to the right, in which
> case text on the left disappears from the window.  I would like to
> eliminate the horizontal scroll bar and have all the text visible. 
> Now, you're probably thinking, "What an idiot.  All he has to do is
> stretch the window horizontally."  Well, I probably am an idiot, but
> stretching the window horizontally does not solve the problem because
> the text rewraps so that stuff from the next line moves up a line and
> under the vertical scroll bar.  I know that there's a way to fix the
> problem because it magically went away once before.  Anyone know the
> magic?

I haven't observed this.  I think that we need a little more detail but it sounds like a bug.


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