How can I change that? I probably need something like fractional scrolling?

Look at that video https://streamable.com/lfic9h

  • Have you tried checking on the windows 10 options for the touchpad?. Usually they have different configurations of the number of scrolled lines.
    – Fabman
    Commented Aug 8, 2021 at 10:58
  • It works correctly in vscode.
    – rofrol
    Commented Aug 8, 2021 at 13:16

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You can try to set the amount of scroll:

(setq mouse-wheel-scroll-amount '(1))

or just for the touchpad:

Try two finger scroll while pressing the left shift key, it should slow down a bit the scroll in some touchpads.


If that doesn't work you could try changing this value on the registry on this solution:


  • It works ok in vscode or other programs. Just emacs has very fast scroll.
    – rofrol
    Commented Aug 9, 2021 at 7:44

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