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Solving the Case of the Mac's Disappearing Scroll Bars

Q. I recently switched to a Mac laptop, and the Safari browser confuses me. Sometimes it has scroll bars on the side of the page, and sometimes it doesn't. Why is this?

A. In an attempt to streamline the user interface, Apple's Safari browser for the Mac has scroll bars that can disappear from view if you are not actively scrolling through a web page. The company has been tinkering with desktop scrolling behavior for several years, and Safari's behavior on the Mac is similar to the way it

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