Touchpad scroll gesture does not trigger mousewheel event in IE.

Won’t fix Issue #5991146


Dec 30, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  1. Using a Surface Pro 3 with touchpad cover, go to:
  2. Use the two-finger scroll gesture in the bottom-right “result” box.
  3. Notice that scroll event does not get picked up
    3b) Notice that repeating the steps with a mouse wheel work

Expected Results:

The expected behavior is that using the touchpad’s scroll gesture would simulate the same event as using a mouse’s scroll wheel.

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Sermet I.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Sermet I.” to “Ted D.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To to “Saty B.”

    • This is still a problem in the latest build of Edge. Another way to confirm:

    • I have this problem as well. Is there no workaround at all ?

    • There is no workaround. Here is the updated version of this issue in Edge (not just IE):

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To from “Saty B.” to “IE S.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “Won’t fix”

    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing your feedback on IE11. We are not accepting feedback on Internet Explorer through this portal any longer (unless security related). Additionally, we already have a case being tracked for a similar issue found in Edge.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

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