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IMPORTANT: This article contains information about editing the registry. Before you edit the registry, you should first make a backup copy of the registry files (System.dat and User.dat). Both are hidden files in the Windows folder.
This article describes how to set Word to scroll smoothly through your document when you drag the vertical scroll bar.
NOTE: In large documents, you may not be able to scroll as smoothly through your document when using this Registry option.
Microsoft Word 97 has an undocumented Registry setting that will allow you to actively scroll through your document when you drag the vertical scroll bar.
WARNING: Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall Windows 95. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editor can be solved. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
For information about how to edit the registry, view the Changing Keys And Values online Help topic in Registry Editor (Regedit.exe). Note that you should make a backup copy of the registry files (System.dat and User.dat) before you edit the registry.
For more information about the RegOptions macro, click the Office Assistant, type "What is the RegOptions macro?," click Search, click "Supplied Macros," and then click to view "Support8.dot."
NOTE: If the Assistant is hidden, click the Office Assistant button on the Standard toolbar. If Microsoft Help is not installed on your computer, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/120802/EN-US/ )Office: How to Add/Remove a Single Office Program or Component
Article ID: 173220 - Last Review: January 20, 2007 - Revision: 1.1