[linux-elitists] Seriously cool feature of Nautilus

tek tek@pervasivenetwerks.com
Thu Jan 8 20:13:12 PST 2004


On Thu, 8 Jan 2004 12:59:09 -0800, Harkness, David wrote
> Jim Richardson wrote:
> > Scroll wheel zooms in and out of an image, in nautilus's
> > image view pane
> 
> That is a brilliant feature -- simple, obvious and useful. One 
> thing I'd love to see in web browsers to go along with the 
> ability to resize text with the mousewheel is to scale the 
> images as well.
> 
> I have very bad vision, so I kick up the resolution and scale 
> the fonts as it's harder to read large fonts when they're 
> blocky. The problem is that most websites are designed for 
> medium resolution, so I'm left with readable fonts and *tiny* 
> pictures. It only gets worse when sites use images for 
> buttons. :(

Might want to look at opera. It can scale images and text and does a 
great job of it.
I have a few customers with really bad eyesight and they love opera for 
this feature, also supports tabs and has the built in search field to 
google and various others search engines of your chosing.

> 
> Anyway, I'm just surprised this hasn't shown up yet. 
> Unfortunately, it's been too long since I've done any serious 
> C/C++ coding to add it to mozilla myself.
> 
> David Harkness
> Sr. Software Engineer
> Sony Pictures Digital Networks
> (310) 482-4756
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