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Modifier keys to use for group selection/panning/magnification

I am developing a desktop web diagramming app in which the user can pan the ('infinite') background to move it relative to the window, drag over boxes ('nodes') to select them as a group, and hold ...
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Pan when dragging near edge of container

I am implementing a container view for a native mobile app that has draggable objects and also allows panning. To drag an object, the user presses and holds until it activates (by highlighting and ...
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Big images preview

I am working on an application for sharing a scanner. I have a webform for all the settings, a "Scan" button, and a "Preview" button. When the user press "Scan" nothing on the interface changes. A "...
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What are the most common modifier keys for zooming and panning with mouse and keyboard?

In a Windows Desktop application, I have a diagram control which allows zooming, panning, selection of one or several items and drag and drop of elements in the diagram. I need to decide how to ...
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Can dragging actions replace the need for pan buttons in a map?

Can the mouse click and drag functionality on map interface (such as Google Maps) substitute the need for pan (<, >, ^, v) buttons? Note: I have revised this question to exclude discussion on ...
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Panoramic images in a web context: good user experience examples? [closed]

I often create ultra-wide images on my iPhone (stitched together with, and I'm looking for user experience examples to display them on a website. These are not spherical or 360º images (...
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How to pan a panel in C# WinForms?

The panel has horizontal and vertical scrollbars and I'm trying to implement a way to pan the panel without using the scrollwheel because most people only have a vertical scroller. Initially I was ...
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Examples of a zoom/pan on hover [closed]

I've got this user interface idea in mind for my dashboard app, and I swear I've seen it before but cannot find an instance of it on the web. The essence is that you present a thumbnail image to the ...
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Fallback for MultiTouch pan and zoom

A planned app that will run on tablets that support multitouch needs a graceful fallback for tablets and desktops which don't. I have a view onto a possibly very large 2D electron microscopy image ...
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