Inventor – How to Invert/Reverse the Mouse Wheel Scroll Direction

If you are used to applications zooming in when you scroll the mouse wheel in a particular direction, you may find that Inventor zooms in the wrong direction. However, it is possible to reverse/invert the direction which Inventor scrolls when using the mouse wheel.


Following the instructions below, I will show you how to change the direction of the mouse scroll wheel inside Inventor.

Firstly, head on over to the Options window:

Inventor Software Options Button

Secondly, on the display tab you can either tick or untick the “Reverse Direction” box under Zoom Behaviour:

Inventor Software Options Screen Display Tab

And it’s as simple as that! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 01844 263700 or email


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