WhatPulse Forums » Feature requests » Client software v » suggestion according scrolling. Welcome back, Guest.


Post Reply 
 
Thread Rating:
  • 0 Votes - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
suggestion according scrolling.
02-09-2008, 06:24 PM
Post: #1
suggestion according scrolling.
Hello everyone.

I think maybe it's an idea to count the miles/kilometers you've scrolled so far. What do you think?

Greetz,
Mindstorms
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
02-09-2008, 07:31 PM
Post: #2
suggestion according scrolling.
Hmm... I think this has been suggested before. It's definitely an interesting idea, but I'm not entirely sure how we'd get this done. It's definitely worth consideration, though.

[Image: XKalSig1.png]
Visit this user's website Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
02-13-2008, 12:14 AM
Post: #3
suggestion according scrolling.
Well a lot of mices have a scrollbutton which you can hold. The event (which is used to determine whether a button is pressed atm or not) is triggered more than once, so you could just hold that button and get like 5 clicks a sec.

The distance scrolled can't be measured in kilometres since most mousewheels have a different radius. It could be argued that there is some kind of standard radius. However for notebooks touchpad scrollthing it wouldn't work.
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
02-15-2008, 09:44 AM
Post: #4
suggestion according scrolling.
Could you not just disable it for 'touchpads' then? (If that's what it's called)? But you are right, most mouse wheels are different sizes, the one on my mouse at the moment is tiny. Is there no way around this, I think it's a really good idea.

Did you know that eating cheese can give you cancer?

If anyone cares, my Avatar has a name. It is Bob. Bob the fluffy thing.
Visit this user's website Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
02-17-2008, 07:54 PM
Post: #5
suggestion according scrolling.
A couple of projects similar to Whatpulse have already implemented a Scroll Wheel count. I've no idea how its done but one project measures the small clicks you can feel when you slowly turn the wheel. The other one counts each revolution the mouse wheel takes. I don't know if each mouse wheel has the same number of clicks per revolution, would be good if they didSmile

Pete
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
02-17-2008, 10:15 PM
Post: #6
suggestion according scrolling.
The amount of variables - in both hardware and software - It really makes it seem not worth the effort.
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Post Reply 


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread: Author Replies: Views: Last Post
  Suggestion: Geek window responsiveness Robby250 5 2,700 10-01-2014 06:04 AM
Last Post: smitmartijn
  Suggestion - Computer Hours Beardie27 65 55,217 10-26-2010 05:18 PM
Last Post: SnoFox
  Suggestion - Power Beardie27 5 6,202 03-27-2009 11:50 PM
Last Post: Beardie27
  Suggestion-- Vista "gadget" masuccj 22 26,400 08-06-2008 05:16 AM
Last Post: luddite

Forum Jump:


User(s) browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)