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Re: (patch, mac) Scrolling trackpad shouldn't scroll up/down when tracking left/right

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    ... Vim currently doesn t do left-right scrolling, thus ignoring these events is indeed a good solution for now. Thanks for the patch! -- hundred-and-one
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 22 7:30 AM
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      Nicolas Weber wrote:

      > Apple's notebooks have a scrolling trackpad, which means you can
      > track them with two fingers to scroll the document that's currently
      > under the cursor. However, when you move your fingers left/right, Vim
      > scroll up/down. So if you move your fingers from the lower-left to
      > the upper-right of the trackpad, the scrolling gets very jittery
      > because the bottom-up motion causes Vim to scroll up and the left-
      > right motion causes Vim to scroll down. This is annoying; I often
      > move my fingers a bit diagonally if I want to scroll up/down.
      >
      > This patch disables up/down scrolling if you move your fingers left/
      > right. Ideally, left/right movement would scroll left/right, but I
      > never need that anyways :-P
      >
      > I think this patch is also useful for Mighty Mouse users, the Might
      > Mouse has a 2d scrollwheel as well.

      Vim currently doesn't do left-right scrolling, thus ignoring these
      events is indeed a good solution for now. Thanks for the patch!

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