New version does not automatcally scroll left and/or right

I bought a new laptop and had to download the current version of Audacity (2.2.0) This laptop has Windows 10. On the old version of Audacity, when I wanted to select big portion of an audio file, I could click on where I wanted to start and then hold the mouse down and when I hit the end of the window, it would automatically scroll the audio file that direction until I released the mouse. The new version does not do this. Is there some setting that has changed that I can set to do this. It takes much longer to edit an audio file when you can only select what is in the window displayed.


You have to hold down the “Ctrl” key whilst using the scroll-wheel on the mouse to zoom in/out.

Alternatively use the zoom tool

It’s a bug in Audacity 2.2.0. It has now been fixed, and the fixed version is available as Audacity 2.2.1 RC2:
I would recommend trying this version as it contains several bug fixes. If you do so, please send us your feedback in this part of the forum: