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In linux we can zoom the screen using Windows Key + Mouse Scroll. On windows 7 how to do it

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Are you talking about the Enhanced Desktop Zoom plugin for compiz, installed by default in Ubuntu? –  Roger Pate Sep 4 '10 at 8:50

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You can hold the Windows key then press "+" or "-", but it's not as good as on Linux or OS X.

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You can use 3rd party software to do that. My favourite combination is ZoomIt with AeroZoom

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For me (Win7) the Control and the mouse zoom do the same thing - certainly in Firefox and Foxit. Alternatively the Ctrl and +/- keys.

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I believe this is different behavior from what is being asked, where the entire screen is zoomed independent of any particular application. This is done through a compiz plugin installed and enabled by default in Ubuntu. –  Roger Pate Sep 4 '10 at 8:49
    
AFAIK the only built in way is Control Panel / Ease of Access / Ease of access Center then enable magnifier which does the whole screen. I haven't found any controls for it yet though. –  BrianA Sep 5 '10 at 10:23

If you want to zoom using winkey and mouse wheel you can try this script.

; Created By :
;     Ahmed Kotb on 27/5/2011
; licensed under :
;     Creative commons Attribution 3.0
;     http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/
; version :
;     1.0

; A small script that enables you to zoom in/out using the winkey
; and mouse wheel instead of winkey +/- on windows7 magnifier program

#NoEnv
SendMode Input
SetWorkingDir %A_ScriptDir%

;zoom in
#WheelUp::send #{sc4E}
;zoom out
#WheelDown::send #{sc4A}
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