Re: [IxDA] websites designed as pages on larger virtual canvas?

20 May 2010 - 2:57pm
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On 10-05-20 9:48 AM, "Navid" wrote:

> Hi > > I am wondering if people can share examples of websites where the concept is > a larger virtual canvas and the browser is currently showing just a portion > of the canvas.  For example, imagine a canvas with a 3 pages in a row > horizontally.  Starting on the middle page #2, if you do some interaction > you can slide to the left revealing page #1  Page #2 is partially revealed > on the far right of the screen.   Then you can slide to the middle, now onto > page #2 again, and page#1 on the left (virtually) has an outline hinting that > it is mostly out of view and ditto for the page #3 off screen to the right. >   This is not an infinite canvas (with a growing scrollbar), but a virtual > canvas (with no scrollbars). Phew, hard to explain, if anyone has examples > could you let me know?   I am playing with this idea and with the concept of > full drag of the webpage to pan the virtual canvas, but looking for examples > especially ajax ones! thanks, Navid   > (((Please leave all content below this line))) > ________________________________________________________________ > Welcome to the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) Discussion! > Manage Account .......... > Discussion Guidelines .......... > > -- > > View original post: > > > >


20 May 2010 - 7:24pm
Joshua Muskovitz

This is as close as I'm aware of:

There *is* a scrollbar, but it is optional, as clicking items on the "wall" scrolls the wall for you. Theoretically you could omit the scrollbar completely. as grabbing the wall and dragging it works as well.

21 May 2010 - 9:59am

We did one with the larger canvas inside a window, but it's done in Flash:

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