Whatever your preferences are, you can customize them to suit you better. I just accidentally discovered that you can zoom in Excel via keyboard and mouse. I was originally using my Magic mouse but then read that it was not supported with the scroll wheel function. Knowing the circumstances where it proves useful would be a nice addition to the tip given here. I love the scroll wheel on top of the Apple mighty mouse, but after a while the sweat and oil on your finger combined with grit and dust clogs the whole thing up. This manifests itself in the scroll wheel not scrolling down, or up, or in worst cases, not scrolling all. Note, click on, how to change the speed of doubleclicking your mouse on a Mac.
Click the arrow to the left of the Options button to open the menu and choose a different modifier key. This is definitely easier than using a key command short cut. My background includes 8 years of FileMaker Database Design, Network Administration and web content development and management. However, a small movement on the mouse causes a large change in zoom. Click on Mouse in the System Preferences window.
I rang Apple and said my scroll wheel was not working and they gave me this simple but effective solution over the phone. How to change the speed of double-clicking your mouse on a Mac If you are a fast mover, you may sometimes accidentally trigger double-clicking when you didn't mean to. Note: you cannot change the secondary clicking side on a non-Apple mouse. When it comes to using a mouse, everyone is different. Some like fast double-clicking, others like natural scrolling. This is particularly infuriating when I have just scrolled somewhere and cmd-click on a link. Zoom Options Zoom has several options that may prove useful, including setting rapid zoom, configuring how the screen will follow the mouse, and what modifier key to use with the scroll-wheel to manipulate the zoom level Figure 3.
Review the screen movement settings. I tried the script to check for input and no debug info. If your zoom function isn't working, your zoom is most likely turned off. Uncheck the box to disable Natural Scrolling, which results in the traditional scroll direction for both mouse and trackpad. I have found that a better method, especially with a dirty mouse, is to turn the mouse upside down and run the scroll-wheel in circles on a clean piece of paper until all the dirt comes off.
And i cant remember if my other laptop mouse i was using before i bought a new one was working either. Click the arrow below Swipe Between Pages to choose whether you scroll left and right with one finger, swipe left and right with two fingers, or swipe left and right with one or two fingers. If i choose a different axis then it works like X or Y but not the scroll wheel. I do think pinch zooming on a trackpad is useful and a logically consistent thing to do. So i bought a Logitech mouse Mx 620 or something.
My question is, can this be controlled by developers, and why is Windows behaving like this? By default it scrolls 3 lines with each tick of the wheel Windows default. The only way to get exactly -- at least based on my knowledge -- what you want is to use AutoHotKey script that traps the Ctrl+Wheel events and emulate WinKey+Plus Sign or WinKey+Minus Sign key press. This works anywhere, in any app. These instructions help me out a lot i thought my computer was broken and i was freaking out! Windows 7 also has a nice magnifier, and has some hotkeys: Magnifier keyboard shortcuts The following table contains keyboard shortcuts for working with Magnifier. On some apps, such as Firefox and LibreOffice, you can zoom using Cmd-Scroll. Zoom will benefit users who require the contents of the screen to appear larger. If you have a mouse with a scroll wheel you can zoom in or out of any open application.
I modified one of my scripts and then scrolling disappeared. I am not a mac guy either just using mac as i need to end up on an iPad eventually. This article has also been viewed 287,985 times. Move to a different area of the paper and give it another go. So, I think that it's reasonable to make command+mouse wheel become a shortcut of zoom. It can magnify a screen up to 40x its normal display size.
Personally, I think this new behavior is jarring. Hold down the Control key again and scroll down to zoom out. Windows logo key + Plus Sign or Minus Sign Zoom in or out Ctrl+Alt+Spacebar Preview the desktop in full-screen mode Ctrl+Alt+F Switch to full-screen mode Ctrl+Alt+L Switch to lens mode Ctrl+Alt+D Switch to docked mode Ctrl+Alt+I Invert colors Ctrl+Alt+arrow keys Pan in the direction of the arrow keys Ctrl+Alt+R Resize the lens Windows logo key + Esc Exit Magnifier. Thanks for the info you saved me a ton! Note: The scroll-wheel modifier specified in the Zoom options will continue to function even if Zoom is turned off. I am not about to make a Windows application, but as a developer this makes me curious and annoyed.
Apple computers have a zoom feature enabled in their operating system, so you can zoom no matter what program you are using. I prefer ZoomIt more than Windows Magnifier. If scrolling or navigating in windows feels backward to you, try un-checking this box. Zoom in and out on a MacBook You can also zoom in and zoom out your screen on a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air. When it comes to using a mouse, everyone is different.