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[Bug 147230] Re: Changing workspaces via scrollwheel on desktop is problematic, especially when using touchpad
Wheel-based switching should be disabled by default. Most new users
will move the mouse out of their way when browsing the web, but when
they start to scroll down the page, they switch workspaces instead.
It's a very disconcerting behavior and they won't know where their
If it's not disabled outright, then perhaps it should be changed so that
the scrolling only works when a window is not selected and the mouse is
hovering over the desktop. That way, people can still use the behavior
if they want, but it won't scroll workspaces if the person is trying to
scroll down in a selected browser window.
Changing workspaces via scrollwheel on desktop is problematic, especially when using touchpad
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