Scroll Explorer on middle mouse button drag

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aph
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Scroll Explorer on middle mouse button drag

02 Feb 2018, 22:05

This script makes Explorer scroll like Chrome and other windows when middle clicked.

Code: [Select all] [Expand] [Download] GeSHi © Codebox Plus

Last edited by aph on 06 Feb 2018, 18:47, edited 2 times in total.
aph
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Joined: 29 Jan 2018, 21:53

Re: Scroll Explorer on middle mouse button drag

06 Feb 2018, 17:07

Updates:

  • 0.2:
    • Focus on controls within Explorer
    • Disable on taskbar and desktop
    • Stop dragging as soon as middle button is released, regardless if scrolling has started or not
    • Add support for:
      • Old-style open/save dialogs and other types of Explorer windows
      • MMC based dialogs (Event Viewer, Services, Group/Security Policy, Computer Management, etc.)
      • Advanced system settings / System Properties
      • Override default command prompt middle drag since it's too slow
      • 7-Zip
      • FileZilla
Last edited by aph on 06 Feb 2018, 19:26, edited 4 times in total.
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Cerberus
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Re: Scroll Explorer on middle mouse button drag

06 Feb 2018, 17:18

Very interesting, cool idea!
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Delta Pythagorean
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Re: Scroll Explorer on middle mouse button drag

07 Feb 2018, 07:19

This is actually pretty smart! I would make some adjustments to make it a bit smoother but I don't have enough time I'm afraid :(
aph
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Re: Scroll Explorer on middle mouse button drag

11 Feb 2018, 06:49

You mean in the style talked about in these threads?

If so, I should be able to get that working.

Right now testing exclusions for toolbars, using less exe-specific inclusions and adding more dialogs that browse files.
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Delta Pythagorean
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Re: Scroll Explorer on middle mouse button drag

11 Feb 2018, 18:19

Well, I'll tell you one thing;
Instead of doing something like this:

Code: [Select all] [Download] GeSHi © Codebox Plus

If (Var = "Info") || (Var = "Data") || (Var = "Name")

Do something like:

Code: [Select all] [Download] GeSHi © Codebox Plus

If (Var ~= "i)Info|Data|Name") ; 'i)' means that it ignores the case and looks for the characters (Lowercase or upper)

It's short, simple, and quick to manipulate.

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