QCAD Bugtracker

  • Status Closed
  • Percent Complete
  • Task Type Feature Request
  • Category QCAD (main)
  • Assigned To
  • Operating System Mac OS X Mountain Lion
  • Severity Low
  • Priority Very Low
  • Reported Version 3.4.5
  • Due in Version Undecided
  • Due Date Undecided
  • Votes 2
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Attached to Project: QCAD Bugtracker
Opened by Herb - 06.01.2014
Last edited by Andrew - 11.09.2015

FS#1006 - Making zoom in / out speed configurable

Although this report is specific to Magic Mouse on OS-X Mountain Lion, since mice are a fairly common commodity across all platforms, I suspect this may be a more common issue across multiple platforms. The issue is that with my Magic Mouse, when I zoom into or out of the drawing by dragging my finger forward or backward on the mouse (equivalent of rolling the scroll wheel of a mechanical mouse), the zoom keeps zooming (in either direction) LONG after I have stopped moving my finger! Now, I do have my scroll speed set high because I have a large monitor and like to get around on it fast. But QCAD is the only application that does this exaggerated scrolling, so there must be some missing conversion or time constant issue going on here. I could change the speed of my mouse and that would likely fix it: in QCAD. But then all my other apps would be too slow with the mouse. Maybe there needs to be a custom setting in the Preferences that allows to user to set the mouse speed for just inside QCAD. But I suspect its more just a mouse speed parameter conversion error.

Closed by  Andrew
11.09.2015 09:20
Reason for closing:  Implemented
Herb commented on 06.01.2014 05:58

In reviewing this submission I realized that I should have noted this as severity medium since this really keeps me from doing serious work with QCAD.

Andrew commented on 06.01.2014 19:22

Changed to feature request for making mouse zoom speed configurable.

Andrew commented on 11.09.2015 08:26
the zoom keeps zooming (in either direction) LONG after I have stopped moving my finger!

Note that the magic mouse has two scrolling modes (in QCAD used for zooming):
- scroll for as long as the finger is on the mouse - the finger stays on the mouse after scrolling / zooming
- keep scrolling - the finger is lifted off the mouse directly after scrolling, application keep getting scroll events long after the finger is lifted off the mouse

While a zoom speed factor for QCAD can be introduced, this very magic mouse specific feature cannot be changed from within QCAD.

Without wanting to hurt anyones feelings, I would not recommend the magic mouse for use with CAD, mainly for the lack of a middle mouse button used in QCAD for panning.


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