It is much more convenient to let a user scroll with the
mouse wheel without having to select the actual box to
For example, In PasswordAgent, I can scroll up/down
only by moving my mouse pointer over the box that i
want to scroll through. I dont have to click on an item in
the box in order for it to let me scroll.
This feature was introduced to PasswordAgent as of
Here is their description:
"You can now scroll either groups tree or entries listing
using mouse wheel without focusing them first. For
example if groups tree has focus but your mouse is over
entries listing and you use the wheel, entries list is
scrolled and focus remains in the groups tree."
This is a better way in my opinion.