Mouse wheel, scrolling and zooming

Calum Benson calum.benson at
Tue Aug 24 06:57:47 PDT 2010

On 2 Aug 2010, at 08:35, Andre Majorel wrote:

> What would you use in an application to scroll in two dimensions
> and zoom in/out with the mouse wheel ?

FWIW, the GNOME Human Interface Guidelines recommends:

* Ctrl+scrollwheel-up should zoom into the window or control under the mouse pointer, and Ctrl+scrollwheel-down should zoom out. Zooming in this way should not move keyboard focus to the window or control being zoomed.

They have no current recommendation for horizontal scrolling.



CALUM BENSON, Interaction Designer     Oracle Corporation Ireland Ltd.
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