extension ExtPose

Ctrl Zoom

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Description from extension meta

Ctrl + touchpad scroll to zoom

Image from store Ctrl Zoom
Description from store This extension adds back the Ctrl + scroll zoom for touchpads. The reason this extension exists, is that ctrl + touchpad scroll zooming was removed from Chrome, and the "Bug" is marked as WontFix (https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=878694).

Latest reviews

  • (2022-02-14) Shawn K: could you update the extension for mac users so that we can choose to use the Command button rather than Control? otherwise, it's the only/best solution i've found for mac
  • (2021-12-04) Bryant Hetherington: Thank you for making ctrl + scroll so that I can have consistency across platforms.
  • (2020-08-20) Lukas Riesen: Great extension. In my case, however, it simply replaces the pinch zoom (touchpad) when it is activated. It would be even better if it could be triggered by the Ctrl key, so that the pinch gesture works with default behaviour and only zooms when Ctrl is pressed, or vice versa. An additional idea might be to display the current zoom value in the Extension icon.
  • (2020-04-16) John Moon: A must have extension if your using chrome on a linux laptop. It's open source as well so you know it's safe. Thanks!
  • (2019-11-29) Edvard Rejthar: Agreed! Sorry, my fault. Extension works great :) It was just disabled by default and I missed it. (Previous OLD TEXT: No effect at Ubuntu 19.04 Chrome 78.0.3904.108 (Official Build) (64-bit))
  • (2019-11-09) Vitalie Spinu: Made my day! Thanks!
  • (2019-07-23) Jannes Höke: thank you for making this
  • (2019-07-21) upsilon chen: Great work, thanks!
  • (2019-05-03) Geoff Goas: This is great!

Latest issues

  • (2020-03-30, v:1.4) Saad Uddin: Allow extension use on local files
    Hi, I use Chrome to open local files like PDFs, SVGs, HTML files, etc. and the extension does not have the "Allow access to file URLs" option which is found below the "Allow in incognito" in most extensions. Please refer to the following to get a clearer idea and the solution for implementation: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/55115904/how-to-enable-allow-access-to-file-urls-in-google-chrome-to-use-some-extension Thank you for the great work.


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4.9 (10 votes)
Last update / version
2019-11-29 / 1.4
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