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I use ⌃ ctrl + ⇧ shift + ⇥ tab to move between tabs in Chrome, but if I scroll with the touchpad it'll zoom the page. This happens quite a lot and it's frustrating. Is there some way I can disable the ⌃ ctrl + ⇧ shift + scroll shortcut?

This is what happens:


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Zooming is a OS X system-wide function and not directly related to Chrome. Do you want to disable it totally? – patrix Apr 12 '13 at 9:08
@patrix It's not a system wide zoom. The system wide zoom is control + scroll. This only affects chrome, firefox and safari or any other application I try doesn't do it. It also only zooms the webpage, not the browser chrome or any such. – Kit Sunde Apr 12 '13 at 9:12
@patrix I've recorded a video on what happens. – Kit Sunde Apr 12 '13 at 9:15
I also have this exact problem and am looking for a solution… Looks like we have a bug – Robert C Edwards Apr 23 '13 at 1:27

If I might say so, why are you using the 3 keys to switch between the tabs.

In Chrome it is enough if you use two keys to switch tabs.

control + tab

If however you prefer to modify the the Chrome shortcuts, visit this website

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I'm using 3 keys because it performs a different function. shift+ control + tab goes backwards. – Kit Sunde Apr 11 '13 at 18:03
The chrome extension you linked doesn't deal with combinations of mouse and keyboard as a shortcut, and doesn't solve the issue at all. – Kit Sunde Apr 11 '13 at 18:07
I wasn't thanking you, what you wrote didn't solve the issue. Also this isn't an OS X hotkey function, it's specific to chrome. It would be helpful if you would attempt your own suggestions before answering so it is at least relevant. – Kit Sunde Apr 12 '13 at 6:50
Chrome does control what it wants to do when it detects user actions, this zooming feature doesn't come from OS X. If you look at the video I recorded you can clearly see it's not an OS X function. I've submitted this as a bug to chromium which they seem to think is a regression. I was not asking about creating shortcuts, I'm asking about removing one that is native to chrome. – Kit Sunde Apr 12 '13 at 17:06
OK, let see what they come up with. – Buscar웃 Apr 12 '13 at 17:18

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