Would it be a good (and feasible) idea to have panning in code blocks?
People keep pasting these wide-spaces unreadable code blocks. I'm sometimes willing to do someone else's styling job, but not before I know the question is worth editing at all. The combination of scrolling up/down and left/right is tiring. Panning would be very helpful to get a quick impression of what a code-block is about.
There have been all kinds of requests to facilitate reading code blocks, most of them proposing some resizing feature
- Make code blocks vertically resizable
- Resizable text blocks?
- Way to expand code block
- Wider code-blocks
- Shortcut or button for copying posted code from Stack Overflow
(to name a few)
Maybe there are a good reasons why such features have never been implemented. Panning/dragging (as in http://jqueryui.com/draggable/) might be a happy medium.
The Android has a similar feature. (but of course Android and html are totally different).