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Unable to grab and move around the workspace using middle mouse button in Adobe XD

New Here ,
Apr 12, 2020 Apr 12, 2020

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Hi everyone. My middle mouse button is not working. Just the click, not the scroll behaviour. So I can't grab and move around the workspace. Is there another way to do this? With keyboard or something. Thank you.

 

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Community Expert , Apr 12, 2020 Apr 12, 2020

If you use the spacebar with the left mouse button this should give you the hand to grab and move around the workspace.

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Apr 12, 2020 Apr 12, 2020

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If you use the spacebar with the left mouse button this should give you the hand to grab and move around the workspace.

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New Here ,
Apr 13, 2020 Apr 13, 2020

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Thank you so much.

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Adobe Employee ,
Apr 13, 2020 Apr 13, 2020

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Glad to hear it has been resolved! Feel free to reach out if you have any other questions or issues in the future. Thanks!   

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Community Beginner ,
Aug 12, 2020 Aug 12, 2020

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I understand that it is possible to use other buttons to do this (like selecting the "pan" tool) but I am often switching between PDF (Adobe Acrobat Pro) and AutoCAD, where middle mouse button can click and drag to pan, and the scroll wheel zooms. Since I'm switching between the two, I would like them to have to same controls, while also being able to have the highlight tool selected in the PDF. Is it just not possible to remap the pan tool to the middle mouse button?

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New Here ,
Nov 17, 2020 Nov 17, 2020

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Yeah I second this a lot of people in that work with CAD feel this way. Their are several forum posts I have seen over the years about this. From a control stand point it is a very efficient way to naviagate a virtual space. 

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New Here ,
Sep 02, 2021 Sep 02, 2021

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Which is, if you noticed, not a single hand interaction. Why do these designers expect everyone to work with a touch-based interface at all times

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New Here ,
Feb 03, 2022 Feb 03, 2022

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I can drag and move workspace only by middlemouse button on a Windows system computer, but I can't do the same on my mac.

 

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Community Beginner ,
Jun 06, 2022 Jun 06, 2022

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I also have the same problem and it's frustrating me.

 

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New Here ,
Jun 08, 2022 Jun 08, 2022

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Same here, you're not alone.

I don't understand why there is a difference. I can do the same thing in PS & AI both in Mac & Win.

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Community Beginner ,
Jun 08, 2022 Jun 08, 2022

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I mostly pan by holding the middle mouse button and zoom when holding Cmd but now, panning will allow me to only use the spacebar for that. Can this bug be resolved? it's messing up my workflow big time.

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New Here ,
Jun 08, 2022 Jun 08, 2022

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I think standardizing the same essential shortcuts of adobe apps would be convenient for users.

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Jun 08, 2022 Jun 08, 2022

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Exactly. I completely agree.

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