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[resolved] You Tube Video Knocks Out Mouse Wheel (3 posts)

  1. martcol
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    When I scroll a page with a YouTube embedded video the mouse scroll wheel stops working. I have to move off the video to then scroll further down the page.

    I know it's only a small thing but I wonder if there's anything to be done to stop that happening?

  2. hedronist
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    This is caused by the Flash plugin and there's nothing you can do about it. Flash is more than just a video player -- it's a complete programming environment. Because of that, when it has the mouse focus it captures *all* key/mouse events and it doesn't bubble them out to the enclosing browser window. As a result it kills scrolling (along with other things).

  3. martcol
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I'll leave it then

    Thanks

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