IE7 & scrolling mouse problem

  sunny staines 14:19 06 Sep 06
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been use IE7 for ages now but today when i tried to scroll the page it zoomed in & out instead of moving the page up / down.

using microsoft optical intellimouse.
a reboot put things right after I failed to correct the issue.

anyone know how to resolve this without a reboot should it recur please.

  anskyber 14:37 06 Sep 06

It works for me in the same way. Assuming you have the status bar visible you will see that it is possible in IE7 to alter the zoom.

In similar terms if you depress the scroll wheel (ie click it) the function changes to a zoom facility rather than scroll.

  anskyber 14:39 06 Sep 06

I should have added that a further click on the wheel sets it back again from zoom to scroll.

  sunny staines 15:58 06 Sep 06

i tried depressing the scroll wheel, but working normally. what is the status bar. cant seem to bring on this zooming to test. but would be handy to know has the wife has poor vision and could be put to good use.

  anskyber 16:07 06 Sep 06

Right click on a spare part of the toolbar area, say near a tab. Check the status bar option.

  anskyber 16:07 06 Sep 06

I am on IE7 RC1 by the way.

  anskyber 16:10 06 Sep 06

Here is a screen shot, the status bar is above the task bar. To the right you may just see the 100% which is from where the adjustments can be made. click here

  sunny staines 16:15 06 Sep 06

handy tool when yoy know how to turn it on/off. thanks for all the help.

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