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Bug 591544 - Resizing windows using alt+middle mouse button is cancelled with wheel scroll
Resizing windows using alt+middle mouse button is cancelled with wheel scroll
Product: metacity
Classification: Other
Component: general
Other Linux
: Normal normal
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Assigned To: Metacity maintainers list
Metacity maintainers list
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-08-12 08:59 UTC by Kamil Páral
Modified: 2020-11-06 20:08 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: 2.27/2.28

Description Kamil Páral 2009-08-12 08:59:18 UTC
There is a shortcut for resizing windows: alt+middle mouse button (usually pressing the wheel). The problem is that the resizing is cancelled if you (during the resize) move the wheel into any direction (because that counts as a different button press). For some mice that's not a problem. But I have 4-direction mouse wheel with very high sensitivity. I'm virtually unable to resize any windows using alt+middle mouse button, because after a second I move unintentionally the mouse wheel into some other direction and the resizing is stopped. This is very frustrating.

*The resizing should end with mouse middle button release, not with other mouse button press.*

Compiz behaviour is exactly as my suggestion above, therefore there are no problems rezising the windows. In contrast in Metacity it is really hard.
Comment 1 André Klapper 2020-11-06 20:08:03 UTC is being replaced by We are closing all old bug reports in Bugzilla which have not seen updates for many years.

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