Feature Request - Zoom with mouse wheel during hand tool

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Feature Request - Zoom with mouse wheel during hand tool

Post by hoderd » Sat Jun 18, 2016 6:40 pm

I would like to be able to zoom with the mouse wheel while using the hand tool to pan.

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Re: Feature Request - Zoom with mouse wheel during hand too

Post by Radi - Tracker Supp » Mon Jun 20, 2016 7:10 am

Hello hoderd,

Thank you for the post.

Please try holding Ctrl and use the mouse wheel. This should zoom in/out the document regardless of the tool selected.

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Re: Feature Request - Zoom with mouse wheel during hand too

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Mon Jun 20, 2016 10:21 pm

And use Shift + Scrollwheel to pan horizontally.
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Re: Feature Request - Zoom with mouse wheel during hand too

Post by Patrick-Tracker Supp » Mon Jun 20, 2016 11:52 pm

Thanks for adding the tip, Bhikkhu :)
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Re: Feature Request - Zoom with mouse wheel during hand too

Post by hoderd » Tue Jun 21, 2016 9:14 pm

Yes I know about Ctrl + mouse wheel but I would like to be able to use one hand. This is helpful when you are flipping thru document sheets with one hand and navigating a pdf with the other.

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Re: Feature Request - Zoom with mouse wheel during hand too

Post by Will - Tracker Supp » Tue Jun 21, 2016 10:00 pm

Hi hoderd,

Currently, this cannot be done. I'll add a feature request for consideration in a later release.

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Re: Feature Request - Zoom with mouse wheel during hand tool

Post by End User » Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:33 pm

Is it still not possible to allow for zooming using the scroll wheel? This is basically the default behavior for 90% of the programs I use. Is it not possible to at least have a setting to adjust in the preferences to enable zooming with the scroll wheel?
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Re: Feature Request - Zoom with mouse wheel during hand tool

Post by Paul - Tracker Supp » Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:27 pm

Hi EndUser,
This is basically the default behavior for 90% of the programs I use.
Can you give me some examples please? I am keen to see this behaviour, as I must be using different programs from you. It's not common with the things I use and I would like to see how it is implemented.

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Re: Feature Request - Zoom with mouse wheel during hand tool

Post by End User » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:42 pm

Paul - Tracker Supp wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:27 pm
Hi EndUser,
This is basically the default behavior for 90% of the programs I use.
Can you give me some examples please? I am keen to see this behaviour, as I must be using different programs from you. It's not common with the things I use and I would like to see how it is implemented.

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These are the main programs I use on a regular basis that allow me to simply zoom using only the scroll wheel:

Adobe Acrobat XI Pro (Only after selecting the check box in preferences that states "Make Hand tool use mouse-wheel zooming")
Microsoft Visio
AutoCAD LT
Chief Architect Home Designer Pro
Microsoft MapPoint

I deal with a lot of blueprints and design documents, so I'm constantly zooming in and out and it is just so much easier to be able to simply zoom with the scroll wheel than to have to use a second hand to hold down the 'CTRL' key at the same time I use the scroll wheel.

I'm trying to get away from Adobe Acrobat altogether and use PDF X-Change exclusively for my PDF needs, but it is just so inconvenient to have to use both hands to zoom.

All I'm asking for is to have an option somewhere in the PDF X-Change Preferences that would allow me to change the default behavior of the mouse wheel while in Hand Tool mode, similar to how Adobe allows me to.
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Re: Feature Request - Zoom with mouse wheel during hand tool

Post by TrackerSupp-Daniel » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:36 pm

Hello End User,

I have created a formal feature request for this topic, which can be tracked by asking any member of our support team about the following ticket number:

RT#4870: Zoom with Scroll when "Hand tool" is actively in use

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Re: Feature Request - Zoom with mouse wheel during hand tool

Post by Timur Born » Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:47 am

It's also at least optional on some image viewing apps like Faststone Image Viewer.

Personally I always set the thumb button on every mouse to CTRL, either forfeiting the "Back" button or putting on some other button. This way I can always use the combination of CTRL + wheel or CTRL + click with a single hand.

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Re: Feature Request - Zoom with mouse wheel during hand tool

Post by Will - Tracker Supp » Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:15 pm

Thanks for the input Timur :)
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