This small module will add Mouse-Wheel Zoom/Pan capabilities to ArcGIS 9. I also added small procedure to use any key as a hot key (in ArcGIS you have to use a combination of Alt, Ctrl or Shift with other keys). For the moment, only “ESC” key is implemented. Later I will make a separate config file to configure any key for any build-in/module command.
Mousewheel support in ArcGIS 9.2 is one of the most eagerly awaited features I witnessed at the 2005 UC. Most people were very excited to see they could finally take advantage of their mouse. Well users of ArGIS 9 can add support for the mousewheel with this ArcScript. I tried it and the only part I don’t like is the pointer moves to the center of the image (probably to make sure that the zoom is done in the middle of the view/layout). Kind of weird when you first use it, but I’ve gotten used to it. Saves time panning and zooming, I’ll tell you that.