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Horizontal Scroll Wheel Useless in Excel?

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Lee Peverett
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I have just purchased a new mouse which, in addition to the standard scroll wheel, has a secondary wheel for horizontal scrolling. The horizontal scroll wheel works on most things so far, including on Word. However, the main reason I wanted it was to navigate large Excel sheets quickly but it doesn't work in Excel!! I've searched online for a solution to this, or a reason why it does not work, but have been unsuccessful! Does anyone know how to get it working? For reference, the mouse I bought is the Logitech MX Master 2S. Thanks in advance.

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Did you find a fix?

Hello,

I found this solution to work for me:

Right-click on the status menu in Excel (bottom left corner of Excel window, normally says "READY") and de-select "Scroll Lock" option.

 

If that does not work they have a collection of other options at the website:

https://www.sevenforums.com/microsoft-office/401681-cant-horizontally-scroll-via-mouse-wheel-excel-2...

 

Good luck!

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