Smooth Scrolling using mouse wheel

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null_subject
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Smooth Scrolling using mouse wheel

Post by null_subject »

Currently, in the browser view, scrolling with the mouse wheel is done in increment matching your thumbnail height. There is a checkbox to disable this in the options, but then scrolling is done page by page (PgUp PgDn behavior).

I suggest adding a "smooth scroll" option so that mouse wheel scrolling can be incremented by a customizable fixed height—the way that browsers, and some advanced file managers like Directory Opus work. I don't mean adding a delayed animation so that the move is done pixel by pixel over time (although that would also be a nice option for some users), I mean making it so that the scrolling increment can be reduced to less than a large thumbnail's height.

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helmut
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Re: Smooth Scrolling using mouse wheel

Post by helmut »

+1

Currently, when unchecking the setting "View scroll the content by thumbnail", vertical scrolling using the mouse wheel is almost pagewise scrolling and thus very coarse - even coarser than in XnView Classic. A finer default and a user-defined setting would be good.
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Re: Smooth Scrolling using mouse wheel

Post by null_subject »

It makes it very difficult to keep track of where you are when navigating a folder with very large thumbnails (when preselecting shots, for example).
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Re: Smooth Scrolling using mouse wheel

Post by markus525 »

Yes, I have the same problem, it is very difficult to keep track
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Re: Smooth Scrolling using mouse wheel

Post by guijim »

+1 from me, I noticed the same issue.
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Re: Smooth Scrolling using mouse wheel

Post by sushicart »

+1 from me too.

Would really love to see this implemented.

I note that Picasa worked this way, and it's one of the small but significant 'quality of life' features that I feel is missing.
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Re: Smooth Scrolling using mouse wheel

Post by Hakim Antoine Said »

i think the way it looks now it´s fine for me, but... it´s not bad idea add a "smooth scroll" option

so... +1
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Re: Smooth Scrolling using mouse wheel

Post by Pterry »

Same for me, I'd prefer a smooth scrolling mode as well.
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Re: Smooth Scrolling using mouse wheel

Post by WonkaWilly »

Signed up here just now to say this!

I was comparing Adobe Bridge and XnView, and immediately noticed the smooth scrolling in Bridge. It's so much better. I'm losing my place easily in XnView due to the jumpy scrolling. I want to use this software instead of Bridge, but this is a pretty big drawback.

XnView developers, please consider implementing this.