Mouse wheel, scrolling and zooming

Krzysztof Kosiński at
Thu Aug 26 21:23:31 PDT 2010

2010/8/25 Frederik Nnaji <frederik.nnaji at>:
> i'd say the respective app/viewer should decide in context if horizontal
> scrolling is necessary and if it should simply be a modification of
> CTRL+scrollwheel such as CTRL+Shift+scrollwheel e.g.
> Shift is a typical modifier of case, in this particular case we would use it
> to alternate between vertical and horizontal axis.
> I think this would also make a good mental model overall..

Many mice have tilt wheels nowadays, so a horizontal scrolling
modifier is not strictly necessary.

Regards, Krzysztof

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