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How to scroll up and down in Console provided by Treehouse in Windows 7?
As shown in video, Jim is scrolling up and down in the console window after executing a command to see the output of the command. I am not able to do in my console window and I am using Windows 7 OS. Even the scroll bar is not appearing and up and down keys shuffle through previous commands. Please help.
If you are referring to his earlier examples such as when he opens hello.txt, it only allows scrolling when lines reach beyond the window of the console. 'Up' and 'Down' keys should be available then. Make sure the console is clicked and you're capable of typing in the console identifying that windows is focused on the console and not other windows.
Hi Jeremy, thanks for answering but there seems to be problem with console in Windows Computers. I am always on console typing the commands, scroll bars do not appear at all. The up and down keys rather show the previous commands. After watching lessons on console; I have made my mind to invest in Mac. Macs are simply better and every developer is using them.
Flora KaramiFront End Web Development Techdegree Student 14,947 Points
I'm on mac and the scroll bars don't appear!
I am on Windows and could not scroll as well. I don't have a mouse, but Julie's answer prompted me to try the equivalent of scrolling using the trackpad on my laptop (touching and dragging along the edge) and that seems to be working.
Bruno Dias10,554 Points
Same problem here. The arrow keys are not working on treehouse console. I am using Mac OSx.
Carol Garcia1,875 Points
I am getting this now on the SQL Playground console provided by Treehouse and boy is this frustrating. I'm surprised the listing to the left is not collapsible, and that this problem has plagued this site for so long.