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How to disable 'smooth scrolling' in Live Editor

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Johan Ekelund
Johan Ekelund on 10 May 2021
Commented: Aaron Kaw on 13 Aug 2021
The 'smooth scrooling' feature present in the Live Editor is driving me crazy by introducing real bad input lag and stutters as the 'smooth' scrolling updates around 15 FPS.
My editing experience would be greatly improved if I could disable this feature, so does anyone know how to get rid of the smooth scrolling?

Answers (2)

K.
K. on 14 May 2021
Divya's suggestion can help with scrolling performance when outputs are on the right, but I suspect that's not what you're referring to. Try running the following internal command and see if it helps:
com.mathworks.services.Prefs.setBooleanPref('LiveEditorSmoothScrolling', false)
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Aaron Kaw
Aaron Kaw on 13 Aug 2021
Thank you @K., I hope the scrolling latency could also be fixed.

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Divya Gaddipati
Divya Gaddipati on 13 May 2021
I assume you are referring to the Synchronous Scrolling feature. To disable this, right-click the output section and select the Disable Synchronous Scrolling option.

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