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My mouse wheel behaves very well only within evince I have the following trouble. When switching into uncontinous view mode, I cannot switch to previous page (mouse up) nor to next page (mouse down). I use ubuntu 11.10 with evince 3.2.1-0ubuntu2 from offical repos.

I though this was not implemented, now the funny thing is, on my laptop also running 11.10 this works! So where should I look in order to restore desired behaviour?

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Are you unable to scroll between pages in non-continuous mode? In continuous mode, the mouse scroll goes in one-page increments. In non-continuous it will go one line at a time, from page to page. Are you seeing different behavior? – Tom Brossman Dec 14 '11 at 16:45
Exactly! I see different behaviour. On the laptop the things work as you described: In non-continous mode, the pages change while using mouse scroll, while the same does not work on my workstation. I guess I should look compare evince configurations with dconf-editor as well as with gconf-editor. – math Dec 14 '11 at 18:45
I've compared them, but they look exactly the same. In both tools. – math Dec 14 '11 at 18:52
And now, that is strange: In both the default is set to non-continous view mode (has nothing to do with my original problem) And on the laptop this default is working, but on the workstation not. – math Dec 14 '11 at 18:55
up vote 8 down vote accepted

I think I was a bit heedless, it works when I disable continuous mode and viewing with "best-fit" zoom level. (It works only within the best-fit mode, when switching to 50% or something similar it does not work)

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Just to make that clear, I just tried it out: Scroll wheel page flip works ONLY in "fit page" mode. It does NOT work in any other mode ("fit width", %), even if that mode amounts to the same zoom %! What the hell... – Jakob Dec 25 '13 at 18:08
It's 2014 and the behaviour is exactly the same that Jakob mentions. This is absurd. – José Tomás Tocino Apr 15 '14 at 16:24

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