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Problem Description

The horizontal scrollbar in the Blackboard Grade Center is not visible.

Solution

Windows XP and Vista

  1. Close all browser instances
  2. Right-click on your Windows Desktop, and select Properties
  3. Switch to the Appearance tab, and click on the Advanced button
  4. In the Advanced Appearance window, select Scrollbar from the Item drop-down
  5. Reduce the size to 17 (the default) and click OK then Apply
    NOTE: If the size is less than or equal to 17, reduce it further
  6. Open a new browser window and access the Grade Center
    NOTE: If the horizontal scrollbar does not appear, repeat and reduce further

Windows 7

  1. Close all browser instances
  2. Right-click on your Windows Desktop, and select Personalize
  3. Click on Window Color at the bottom of the Personalization window
  4. Click on Advanced appearance settings
  5. In the Window Color and Appearance window, select Scrollbar from the Item drop-down
  6. Reduce the size to 17 (the default) and click OK then Apply
    NOTE: If the size is less than or equal to 17, reduce it further
  7. Open a new browser window and access the Grade Center
    NOTE: If the horizontal scrollbar does not appear, repeat and reduce further

Mac OS X

  1. Go to System Preferences
  2. Click on General
  3. Under Show Scroll Bars, choose Always

Sources and Relevant Links

Blackboard Grade Center