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Re: DOM events - mousewheel?

From: jonathan chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 07:11:14 +0100
Message-ID: <00fb01c1e69f$d85d8280$106627d9@JChadwick>
To: "Arnold, Curt" <Curt.Arnold@hyprotech.com>, <www-dom@w3.org>
I put inm a feature request to mozilla some time ago, bugzilla should bring
it up with keyword 'mousewheel'

----- Original Message -----
From: "Arnold, Curt" <Curt.Arnold@hyprotech.com>
To: <www-dom@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 18, 2002 12:51 AM
Subject: RE: DOM events - mousewheel?


> I would think being able to capture mouse wheel movements would be much
more
> compelling in SVG than in HTML where applications could overload it to do
> rotation or some other manipulation.
>
> Even if it were added to DOM 3 Events, it wouldn't be effective in SVG 1.1
> unless they added it to their recognized and supported list.  So maybe, it
> would be appropriate for SVG WG to define it and then have it percolate
back
> into HTML.  It would not appear to require any modifications to MouseEvent
> or UIEvent since the detail attribute could be used to encode the
direction
> and distance of movement.
>
> It would be good if someone could recap the state of the current browser
> support for events related to the wheel enabled mice.
>
>
http://msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/author/dhtml/reference/events/onmousewhee
> l.asp documents Microsoft IE's mousewheel event.
>
> p.s. I'm going to reference this thread to www-svg and svg-comments, since
> it seems very timely for them.
>
>
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