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There is a problem if, while doing a manual resync, you use the mouse wheel to scroll the texts.
The text scrolls in both panes but the synch starting point doesn't move, so, when you release the mouse button, the synch starting point is wrong.
N.B. It doesn't matter if the synch starting point is in the right or left pane.
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While I sympathize with your problem, making this work would not justify the effort. It's not really that easy to hold the left mouse button down, track the pointer, and at the same time use the wheel (I tried). Besides, you can scroll panes while creating manual sync points by dragging the mouse up and down the pane.
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Well, I can understand that to fix this could be not trivial, but what surprises me is that you find it difficult to "handle" the mouse that way.
For me it's very natural to move the mouse or rotate the wheel (but usually not both at the same time) while keeping the mouse key pressed.
Using the wheel is also much more smooth and precise than using the autoscroll.

I suppose you're not a musician; in particular, not a keyboard player... :wink:

N.B. In Windows XP the trick is simply impossibile because the wheel is ignored during manual resynch
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We'll actually have a fix for this in the next build of Version 12.
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Really?
Wow, thank you (as always).
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Good, thank you. :!:
But... there is a technical reason for the wheel being ignored during manual resynch on XP?
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My guess would be Windows API that doesn't not support full mouse wheel functionality under XP.
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