Scrolling button (center mouse dial) to enlarge or reduce view

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I'd very much like to have the capacity to roll the center dial on the mouse to enlarge and reduce the view in Snag It. Currently, the options for performing this is very awkward and slow.
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Posted 10 months ago

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Rick Stone

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But this is how it works for me. Try pressing and holding the CTRL key as you roll the mouse wheel.

Cheers... Rick :)
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And / or press and hold the CTRL key then press + or - key to zoom in and out in incremental steps.  That's my preference as I find fine control of Ctrl+Mouse wheel a little difficult.

The mouse wheel on its own is used to control things like scroll bars, so enabling it for zoom as well might have some undesired effects, for instance if you accidentally performed a zoom when expecting a  scroll, and vice versa.
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Ahhh the good ole keyboard shortcuts! While I applaud Paul for pointing out those increments, I never really use them myself. I'm always clicking and rolling and using the mouse.

But having said that, there *IS* a keyboard shortcut I use ALL THE TIME with this function. And that one is Ctrl+0 (Ctrl + the zero key across the top of the keyboard)

That one returns the image to the original size. (Hint: if you were unaware, Ctrl + Rolling the mouse also scales the browser content and that magickal keystroke also returns the browser to 100%)

Cheers... Rick :)
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Actually, Rick, in SnagIt at least, the 0 on the numeric keypad works too.  Well, mine does.

It's another horses for courses thing.  Ctrl+ P S C X V B I Z N, I don't know how many times a day I use 'em
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Ahhh, I wasn't aware of that. I've seen so many applications that have keystroke combos where the number bit only works if you use the number from across the top of the keyboard that it long ago became second nature to stress that bit when replying to threads.

Cheers... Rick :)
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When zooming in on images so they fill the entire canvas.Scrolling with the mouse wheel has an advantage over keyboard shortcuts.

If you place the cursor/tootip over the area you want to zoom into first.


Once the image fills the entire work area, that area of the image. Automatically scrolls into place. The cursor will offset a bit the more you zoom in.


The more you zoom, the more it misses the mark. But it keeps you close to your destination.

It's faster than scrolling across a image looking for a location.