Issue 51202 - Support for mice (mouse) with tilt wheel
Summary: Support for mice (mouse) with tilt wheel
Alias: None
Product: Calc
Classification: Application
Component: ui (show other issues)
Version: recent-trunk
Hardware: PC Windows XP
: P3 Trivial with 13 votes (vote)
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Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Reported: 2005-06-25 06:21 UTC by jmills
Modified: 2013-08-07 15:12 UTC (History)
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Description jmills 2005-06-25 06:21:17 UTC
There is a new generation of mice - examples from at least Microsoft and
Logitech (eg Logitech Cordless Click! Optical Mouse) where the mouse scroll
wheel can be rocked left/right (as well as pressed and scrolled up/down!)

Office, particularly the spreadsheet, implement this by left/right scrolling of
the window region.

At least in Calc, this enhancement should be made in order to keep place in the

Of course, although written for Windows/Calc, this issue/enhancement should not
be limited to this application or platform.
Comment 1 frank 2005-07-08 11:17:13 UTC
it's up to the requirements team now
Comment 2 mrp123 2007-08-07 23:16:59 UTC
Please consider making this feature a reality.  I want to leave MS Office but
this is one very helpful feature is found in there yet not here.
Comment 3 muszicluvher 2007-08-10 23:06:35 UTC
Would definitely like to see this feature added. I used to use horizontal
scrolling quite a bit, in ms office, with my logitech mx1000 (bt laser) but
automatically assumed it would be available in oo as well. 
Comment 4 bobharvey 2007-08-12 08:11:37 UTC
I would have thought that this belonged more in "framework" as interface
behaviour should be the same in all modules (else it is not an "integrated"
suite, is it?)
Comment 5 foxcole 2007-12-27 16:10:33 UTC
Even more prevalent than tilt wheels are touchpads with horizontal scrolling...
found on laptops of all kinds and on peripheral touchpad devices. Horizontal
scrolling with the touchpad is very ergonomic. I spend nearly all my time in
OpenOffice, so horizontal scrolling support becomes a health issue.