Scrollbar in Gradebook Appears Too Thin Making It Difficult to Click and Drag


This behavior has been resolved and deployed to the production environment as of 5/8/24.


In the Gradebook, when there are enough students and assignments to make the scrollbar visible, it now appears very thin, making it harder to click and drag for navigation.

Expected Behavior

The scrollbar should be easy to click and drag.


Use the scroll wheel on your mouse, or click into a cell and use the up and down arrow keys on your keyboard.

Steps to Reproduce

Prerequisites: A course containing enough Students/Assignments to make the scrollbar visible.

  1. Create a course with enough assignments or students to make the scrollbar visible on the right side of the Gradebook.

  2. Navigate to the Gradebook.

  3. Try to click and drag the scrollbar up and down, and observe that it is difficult to do so.

Additional Info


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