When working with Excel, sometimes we have to work with very large datasets. In this case, scrolling gets too sensitive, as we move too many rows with a little bit of scrolling then. Now, you might need to fix the scrolling so you don’t move too many rows. In this article, I will show you how to fix scrolling too many rows in Excel.
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2 Ways to Fix If Excel Is Scrolling Too Many Rows
Say, you have a sales record of a company for the months of January and February. If you scroll downward, you move three rows at a time. But you need to move one row at a time per scroll. You can follow any of the ways below to fix the scrolling too many rows in Excel.
Solution 1: Change the Scroll Settings of Your Windows
The easiest and quickest way to fix the scrolling issue is to change the scroll settings of your windows. Follow the steps below to do this.
- First, click on the Start menu icon of your windows.
- Afterward, click on the Settings icon from the popped-up windows menu.
- As a result, the Windows Settings window will appear.
- Following, click on the Devices option from the window.
- Afterward, click on the Mouse option from the Devices group.
- As a result, the Mouse settings window will appear.
- Subsequently, choose the Multiple lines at a time option from the Roll the mouse wheel to scroll options.
- Following, put the Choose how many lines to scroll each time lever at level 1.
Thus, you will get your issue fixed. So, you can scroll only one row at a time now. For example, the scrolling would look like this now.
Solution 2: Use the Scroll Bar’s Arrow Buttons
Another way to fix your scrolling issue is to use the scroll bar’s arrow buttons. Follow the steps below to do this.
- At the very beginning, open your Excel file.
- Now, look in the rightward direction to find the vertical scroll and rightly downward to find the horizontal scroll.
- Now, click on your scroll according to the direction that you want to go.
As a result, you can fix your scrolling issue and thus you can scroll only one row at a time per scroll.
How to Stop Excel from Scrolling to Infinity
Now, sometimes, it might happen that Excel is scrolling to infinity automatically when you scroll down or right. Now, to stop Excel from scrolling to infinity, go through the steps below.
- First, go to the Developer tab >> Properties tool.
- As a result, the Properties window will appear.
- Following, go to the option ScrollArea.
- Subsequently, insert your desired dataset range (A1:D17 here) in the ScrollArea text box.
Thus, you have disabled scrolling outside your declared range. So, Excel will not scroll to infinity automatically and thus you will be able to scroll only between your declared range.
So, in this article, I have shown you 2 easy fixes to scrolling too many rows in Excel. You can also download our free workbook to practice. I hope you find this article helpful and informative. If you have any further queries or recommendations, please feel free to comment here.
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