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First let's discuss the reasons for this refresh. It can be caused by: A hard refresh from the user clicking on the browser refresh button or keyboard shortcut User submitting a form with the screen switching to the confirmation message Scripts that require the page to be refreshed for the data to be regenerated There might definitely be many outlying ...


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On most, not to say all of the websites, I think that it would be better to restore completely it's state before being reloaded ! Even more with the websites where you need to scroll a lot, here is my personal experience : sometimes, I am on Twitter or Tumblr and I encounter a bug, and it just makes me amazingly angry to know that I'll lose sometimes dozens ...


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As far as I can tell, there is no good reason for it. The behavior was started by Microsoft (Windows) and sadly taken over in other user interfaces such as KDE. Here is some more e-mail conversation going on about the subject. Many people (including mysef) find it annoying for the simple reason that you look at the windows contents while dragging and ...


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I believe it’s a means of providing the ability to cancel a half-executed command. Imagine a user is 45% down a long page. The user attempts to perform a drag operation on the contents of the window (maybe to move an icon or select some text), but accidentally “catches” the scrollbar slider instead, resulting in scrolling page to X% down, and leaving the ...


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A UI should always function in a way which is plausible to the mind of the user, based on their experience of manipulating objects in the real world. The scroll bar is locked to either vertical or horizontal movement. If you drag your mouse pointer too far in a direction where the scroll can't follow, then at some point it is illogical for the scroll to keep ...



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