[PD] scrolling in a patch window

Dan Wilcox danomatika at gmail.com
Tue May 8 16:12:00 CEST 2018

This is down to the OS, really. On macOS, I scroll X & Y with my touchpad just fine.

The Pd GUI uses the default Tk scrolling mechanism, if you want to tinker: https://www.tcl.tk/man/tcl8.5/TkCmd/scrollbar.htm <https://www.tcl.tk/man/tcl8.5/TkCmd/scrollbar.htm>

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> Oh yeah, that seems to work in Linux too!
> Actually, trying it in Windows now, I find that horizontal scrolling does work even without the Shift key. But it's extremely slow, and you can only scroll X or Y independently, not both at the same time.
> It doesn't seem to be possible in any OS to scroll X and Y at the same time. Would other people find this useful? Perhaps there could be a startup flag that determines whether to allow dual-axis scrolling or whether to keep the current behavior.

Dan Wilcox
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