The only way I know of panning is dragging an empty area, per documentation.
There are two scenarios I’ve run into where this is limiting:
Many channel CHOP:
Sometimes, a CHOP has so many channels, you can’t read their names without zooming:
So, then I super-zoom into a CHOP in order to review all of its channels:
But then I can’t see the channels above/below, so I have to zoom back out, and then zoom back in to a different area on the CHOP, which is tedious compared to just being able to scroll up.
Sometimes, when I’m zoomed in, I’ll drag from an annotation box title, not realizing that it’s not just an empty area:
It would be great if there was a way to pan around even if no empty network is visible.
Some ways I could imagine initiating a ‘panning mode’ no matter where you start dragging from:
- An unused modifier+drag combo like Ctrl+LMB Drag (probably best, since it’s not dissimilar from the Ctrl+MMB zooming gesture)
- Pressing LMB + RMB simultaneously
- A zoom threshold beyond which moving OPs is impossible, and only network panning takes place if you start dragging over the middle of an OP