Disable Mouse Wheel Zoom


Disables zooming with the ctrl+mouse wheel gesture.

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2015, 2013, 2012, 2010
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by Tri Vien | Tue 3:28 PM

Thanks to this amazingly simple but useful extension. I really hate the zooming feature of Visual Studio, especially when you're using mouse-pad.

by BernardTheSinister | September 28 2016

Worked perfectly - a great relief. Thank you.

by Groovjet | August 31 2016

Thank you!!!
What a relief.

by Ronald Steen TT | April 14 2016

Love at first sight :D

by ljjeppe | April 14 2016

You've just made my day, thnx! :-)

by Hiroaki SHIBUKI (fixer) | April 05 2016


by Yoshi Toshi | March 16 2016

That zooming with mouse wheel is really annoying.
Glad I found this plugin.
Really can't understand why i didn't found it few months ago.
Works great with VS2015.

Thank you!

by Michael Terhaar | March 11 2016

Fixes the annoying zooming of text when you scroll while holding down control!

by fredclown | February 19 2016

Why didn't I search for this before now? I accidentally zoom the code like 5000 times a day. This is going to take my VS frustration level down to nothing. Seriously, that is the one thing about VS that annoys me to no end. Solved! You rock sir!

by MaelstromCdn1 | February 16 2016

Does exactly what it says and decreases swearing at the same time!

by Yevgen Muntyan (T) | January 17 2016

I can't work in visual studio on my laptop without this extension. Trackpad + automatic zoom is really really annoying.

by Rambalac | December 26 2015

Must be part of VS

by NV453146 | December 14 2015


by IronRod | December 14 2015

Thank you, thank you! This was driving me crazy. I'm running VS on my Mac via Parallels and I was constantly flicking this condition unintentionally with the touch mouse.

by Jakub Misek | October 16 2015

Thank you!

by Cool Screen Name | August 31 2015

Fixes one of my biggest Visual Studio pet peeves, thanks!

by Sean Liming | August 23 2015


by Nate Barbettini | August 10 2015

Works great in Visual Studio 2015. This solved one of my biggest annoyances with using VS under Parallels on a Mac with an Apple mouse. You rock!

by 王静凯 | March 25 2015

Can't work in 2012

by TJ Asher | January 08 2015

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  • VS 15 Support
    1 Posts | Last post May 12, 2016
    • Hi, could you include into your manifest VS 15 support by adding version 15.0? Thanks
  • VS 2013 Express for web
    3 Posts | Last post April 30, 2014
    • Hi,
      This looks great as I am always accidently zooming in!
      I tried to run it on my windows 8 machine with VS Express 2013 for Web, but it says it won't work on any installed versions.
      Will it work on any express versions or just the pro versions. If so is there a way I can get it to work?
      Many Thanks,
    • Sadly, no – Visual Studio Express editions don't allow extensions :( And they haven't yet added an option to disable it:
    • Oh well! Thanks for letting me know
  • Not Working
    2 Posts | Last post November 12, 2013
    • I using this on windows 8. This extension installed in visual studio 2012. But Not working in IE. Is there anything specific I need to do to make it work in IE10?
    • Sorry, it's only an extension for Visual Studio, it doesn't work anywhere else.
  • VS 2012
    5 Posts | Last post November 12, 2013
    • Any chance that you can upload this extension for VS 2012 RC?  The default behavior has been driving me crazy since the beta.
    • I don't know if/when I'll get around to updating it. You can enable it manually:
      1) Download the extension
      2) Change the file extension to .zip and unzip the contents
      3) Modify the extension.vsixmanifest, adding a new entry under the SupportedProducts group:
        <!-- VS10.0 is here, below it add: -->
        <VisualStudio Version="11.0">
      4) Add everything back to a .zip file, change the extension to .vsix, and open it from explorer
    • Thanks, those instructions worked perfectly for VS 2013 too!
      However, I'm sure 10K+ people would love to have an "official" update, if you can find the time.  Thanks for this awesome utility.  It's a time saver :)
    • You're awesome, thanks for 1.3.
    • Very welcome :) Sorry it took so long!