Use Ctrl + mouse wheel to increase/decrease text size


#1

To easily zoom text in and out, the package wheel-zoom allows you to hold control and scroll wheel to increase/decrease text:

https://atom.io/packages/wheel-zoom

Enjoy :smile:


#2

I’m thinking this may actually fit into core, given it’s a rather standard feature, following native systems.

Edit:

For Production purposes, I would remove the console log here:

activate: (state) ->
    atom.workspaceView.on 'mousewheel', @onMouseWheel
    console.log "wheel-zoom Added mousewheel event"

#3

Thanks, I have removed the console log and republished.

I think people will find it quite useful and natural.


#4

+1 for core functionality


#5

Great job! And I agree, this would be a perfect fit for core functionality.


#6

Thanks! :smile:

Yeah I have found it useful even just in the last couple of days using it.


#7

If people want this to be core functionality then it needs to be made into a pull request and see what the Atom team says.


#8

I have created a pull request:


#9

This conflicts directly with screen zoom on Mac OS X, which is not only very useful, but also an accessibility feature.


#10

I added your concerns as a comment on the PR, @freshyill:


#11

Thanks for the feedback, I have updated the PR to have the feature only enabled by default for non-OSX clients.