Bug#640980: webkitgtk+: Please add support for switching tab with alt+scroll

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Fri Sep 9 07:42:18 UTC 2011

Package: webkitgtk+
Version: 1.4.2-2
Severity: wishlist
Tags: patch


gtk+3.0 in Debian has been patched so that the alt+scroll wheel 
combination triggers tab switching, from anywhere in the area of a 

However, for this to work, it requires the event to be ignored on 
children widgets. VTE has already been patched for that effect, and the 
attached patch brings the same feature to Webkit.

Try it with epiphany, I think the result is awesome.

More info: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=145244

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
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  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.0.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
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