Hmm... I use only laptops with no scroll wheel, so can't comment on your issue, but the post brought to mind another idea for a modest RFE.
It really is quite annoying when the script list runs off the screen. Perhaps there could be a "MORE" after some number of listings. Either by reading screen resolution and size, if that's available without active sniffing; else, just some arbitrary number. Ten? Twelve? ... You would point to MORE to see a side-by-side menu open up, somewhat comparable to "Start" in Windows, except that there, you're pointing to a sub-menu group, such as "Programs". Here, you're just getting all of the listed scripts and objects (plus Recently Blocked pointer, Blocked Objects pointer, Temp-Allow All/Revoke Temp, Untrusted pointer, etc.) on the screen at the same time. Which would be a major improvement, IMHO.
It could go to three rows if necessary -- yuk, but it happens.
And would still open another row to the left of these when you point at, say, "Blocked Objects".
I'd like to see "Options" be the first entry instead of the penultimate one, so that it's always visible without scrolling or additional menus per this RFE.
"About NS X.x.x.x" can remain the last one. The functionality of Options, blocked scripts and objects that might need to be allowed, etc. should take priority over the "About NS" entry, IMHO.
Thanks for bringing this up.
ETA: Rather than bothering with varying screen sizes, etc., be user-configurable. Something like:
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noscript.menu.max.items (Integer) (default #)
And if not too much more trouble, GUI on Appearance tab (upper right still has room):
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Open second menu when first menu reaches (default #) items
... with increase/decrease arrows if not too much trouble; else, user just pastes desired value over the default.
Default at about 10-12 or so? .. And blocked scripts count as two entries, since they have both "Allow" and "Temp-Allow"? -- whereas items like Untrusted, Recently Blocked, Options, etc. are counted as one item.
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