Grab key scrolling

Bert Freudenberg bert at
Tue Apr 17 10:17:26 EDT 2007

On Apr 17, 2007, at 15:50 , Eben Eliason wrote:

>> 1 Scroll events can only be horizontal or vertical, you can't move
>> diagonally for example.
> This seems like the biggest issue, as diagonal scrolling is one of the
> main benefits of the grab approach.  Still, I really want something
> mapped to that key.  To clarify, will this even properly generate
> horizontal or vertical events?  Does it really know that left to right
> is different than top to bottom?

When moving diagonally you get interleaved horizontal and vertical  
scroll events. This would result in a staircase-like movement rather  
than a true diagonal movement.

- Bert -

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