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Can't enable universal zoom in OS X Lion

I upgraded to Lion from Snow Leopard and I accept the bugs with Microsoft Outlook but I have to find a way to fix my Trackpad zooming. I used to be able to pinch with two fingers on the trackpad and ...
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Windows 7 multitouch zooming?

Are their registry changes or other applications that let me take control of pinch to zoom behavior on Windows 7 on a multi-touch tablet? Currently, pinch to zoom appears to behave exactly like ...
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Pixelated fonts in Safari when using tap to zoom

In OS X Lion 10.7, when using Safari, I double tap content and it is zoomed. Everything works well, but some of the fonts seem jaggy. There is no anti-aliasing when zoomed. Pulling back to actual ...
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Do Chrome and IE have a “Text Zoom Only” mode as found in Firefox?

The "Text Zoom Only" mode is a neat feature in Firefox that ensures only text will be zoomed; images will remain the same size. This avoids making web pages looking awkward when zooming in. Do Chrome ...
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When I zoom in using the Windows 7 Photo Viewer, why do I start seeing pixels?

The Photo Viewer integrated in Windows 7 is showing pixels when I zoom in pictures: I remember in Windows XP there weren't any pixels - everything was smooth. As an example, I made a screenshot of ...
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How to zoom in Windows using the mouse? (like in OS X)

In OS X, you just assign Cmd or ctrl + mouse scroll for zooming in. This works anywhere, in any app. Windows 7 also has a nice magnifier, and has some hotkeys: Magnifier keyboard shortcuts ...
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Irfanview: how to zoom-in without having the image blurred

Irfanview: how to zoom-in without having the image blurred; I need it for GUI development to see large pixels.
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How can I set the zoom of the Outlook reading pane?

I know we're able to use Ctrl+Mouse Wheel to zoom in and out, but is there a way of permanently setting the default zoom for the reading pane?
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How can I quickly zoom in on the Mac OS X version of Word without having to use the menu?

(I'm using the Mac version MS Word 2011) I used to happily use the wheel mouse to zoom but, after upgrading to the Mac Magic mouse (using only finger slide movement to scroll and pan) I can no longer ...
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Can I quickly override preset zooms for bookmarks in adobe pdf document?

I have a bookmarked pdf.. and all the bookmarks are set to make the zoom level 'actual size'. This is very annoying because every time I click a bookmark, I have to reset things to fit the way I like ...
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How can I scale up the font size of just the content in a web page?

I'm a Firefox user with a giant screen (i.e. tiny pixels) and I like to zoom in on pages to get a bigger font for reading articles. The problem is, hitting control-plus zooms in the whole page, making ...
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Disable CTRL+mouse wheel zooming in Chrome?

I'm a normal-sighted person and I would like to view pages at 100% all the time. I use keyboard shortcuts that involve CTRL a lot, so about twenty times a day I accidentally hit CTRL at the same time ...
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How do I reset the zoom level in Firefox?

How do I reset the zoom level in Firefox back to the default?
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Pinch and Zoom on Mac OS X 10.5

I was wondering how do I set Pinch and Zoom back on a MacBook running OS X 10.5 because somehow I have disabled it and I would like it back.
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How can the default zoom size be set in Opera?

How can the default zoom size be set for newly opened pages in Opera? Opening a new empty tab in Opera, pasting in a URL and pressing Return displays the web page at zoom level 100%. How can it be ...
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How do I keep images zoomed at the same level when viewing multiple images in one session?

I have a lot of images of the same size (2272x1920), each depicting a layer in a model. The interesting part of the images is a rectangular area that is of the same size and at the same position in ...
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Change default zoom level of PDF files

When I open few PDF files in Foxit Reader or Adobe Reader 9.3, it is opening in a higher zoom level. So every time I want to zoom in to view the document properly. Is there any way to change the ...
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Full screen and zoom to page width in Preview or Skim on Mac

One of the features that seem to be lacking on Preview is an automatic zoom to page width during full screen view. This is very helpful when reading user manuals and other long texts. I would ...
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Change zoom to scroll on a Microsoft Natural keyboard

I've got a new Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 (what a great product name), and I'm using it under OS X Snow Leopard. The zoom nub in the middle is pretty much useless to me, so I'd rather ...
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Making CTRL+(mouse scroll) work with word 2007 for zooming?

I am using Word 2007 and am trying to use the combo: Ctrl + mouse scroll To zoom in and out of the doc. This function works fine in other programs (like google-chrome) Is there a place to fix ...
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Mouse “Hilighter” program for Mac OS X to use in presentations

Is there a program that I can use as a highlighter pointer zoomer on Mac OS X (10.6.2) during presentations? I don't have and don't want to use hardware one.
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Get the font size after a browser zoom

Firefox, Chrome and Safari all have a zoom function (C-+ and C--) which is really nice. But is there a way to find out what is the generated font-size after the zoom?
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How to disable Macbook's trackpad to not zoom?

I went to Mac's Preferences for TrackPad and uncheck Zoom already, but if I go to Chrome or Firefox, and use two fingers to zoom, the page will still zoom in or zoom out. It is troublesome because ...
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How to zoom the desktop under Gnome?

I want to use my PC from the couch, but from there, I cannot see what I'm clicking. I enabled Enhanced Zoom Desktop in CCSM and it looked like it does what I want. But when "Sync mouse" is enabled, ...
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How can I disable zoom in the status bar of Internet explorer?

I want to disable zoom available in the status bar of IE. How can I do this? Is it possible using JavaScript?
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Why is the zoom feature on my Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 not working?

This may be an odd question, I apologize. I just got the Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 and was curious about how the zoom feature was to work. I'm using Windows 7 and in Word, Internet ...
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How to zoom in Firefox on a MacBook Pro

To zoom in on Firefox on my PC, I hold Ctrl and move the mouse wheel up. When I try to do this on my MacBook Pro, it zooms in everything, not just what's inside Firefox. How can I use the zoom in ...
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How to lock zoom in Macbook Pro

In the Macbook Pro you can zoom anywhere on the screen by holding down control and moving the mouse up. The problem is that if the mouse goes to the edge of the screen, then the area that is showing ...
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How can I prevent Firefox from using bitmap fonts at certain zoom levels?

In Firefox 3.6 on Ubuntu 9.10, certain sites seem to use bitmap fonts for any fixed-width fonts, but only at specific zoom levels. This site and other Stack Exchange sites are among the affected ...
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A PDF viewer for large margins in fullscreen

I am looking for a way to pleasantly read PDF files on my widescreen (22" 1680x1050) monitor. My problem with all pdf the PDF-viewer applications I have tried is that they do not handle wide and high ...
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How can I quickly access the Microsoft Word zoom setting on a Mac?

I get a lot of Word documents to work on, and the first thing I always do is access the zoom setting (View-> Zoom) and change the zoom to "Page Width". There's no keyboard shortcut for the zoom ...
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How to get the full image when the shopping site like Amazon shows you only a part of the image and let you zoom and pan? [closed]

For sites like http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/images/B001AQR3J4/sr=1-93/qid=1269506892/ref=dp_image_z_0?ie=UTF8&n=130&s=dvd&qid=1269506892&sr=1-93 We can zoom and pan all we want, ...
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Google Earth - zoom like with a scope, rotate the camera

I know it is possible to change a viewing altitude in Google Earth, but is it possible to zoom in/out as well, like with a telescope? I would like to preview what could be viewed from a particular ...
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Mac Zoom utility which magnifies a selectable portion of the screen and can be minimized

A Mac Zoom utility which magnifies a selectable portion of the screen and can be minimized. If it cannot be minimized then the zoomed portion of the screen should be set as it is, so that i can do ...
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Real time zooming in video player

Is there any video players out there that can zoom in the video in real time?
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Make Firefox automatically set zoom level for new webpages

When Firefox goes to a new webpage I don't want it at 100% zoom but at a different percentage that I specify, and I want it to always use this zoom for all pages that it goes to. How can I do that?
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Disable zoom/pinch zoom in Firefox on Mac

Is it possible to disable zoom in Firefox altogether? I work as a web developer and sometimes those odd off pixels is caused by the page being unintentionally zoomed in Firefox. I do most of my work ...
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Mac OS: Independent Zoom OR Mouse area magnifier?

The built-in magnifier to Mac OS is really really nice for my awful vision. However, I find that it is suboptimal when I have more than one screen. I would like to be zoomed in on my main monitor ...
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Linux: how to “zoom” into a screen area à la Mac OS X?

It seems to me on Mac OS X it is possible to "zoom" (like a photocamera does) into a region of the screen. It is handy for example to put at full monitor size a video which would otherwise be limited ...
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Is it possible to “zoom in” in Windows (Vista), like we can in Ubuntu?

One of the features of Ubuntu that I miss in Windows is the zoom in feature. Does someone know how can that be achieved in Windows? PS: I am not looking for the zoom that Vista provides by default ...
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Fine control over zoom and aspect ratio in VLC player

In VLC Player (v1.01), how do I zoom video and control aspect ratio with fine control, as is possible with Media Player Classic Home Cinema (MPCHC)? The standard zoom appears to only support double, ...
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How to make Google Chrome honor my Windows DPI setting?

Google Chrome doesn't seem to respect my DPI setting in Windows. I run at 150 DPI, but Chrome ignores that, meaning that images and text are teeeeeeny tiny. I hit: Ctrl + + Ctrl + + to zoom in. ...
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Notepad++ Disable/Lock Zoom

Is it possible to disable or lock the zoom feature in Notepad++ ? I'm doing a lot of copying and pasting, and the zoom level keeps changing on me. It's driving me nuts!
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To scroll pages by MS 4000 Keyboard's Zoom in Firefox without MS's drivers

I would like to change MS 4000 Keyboard's Zoom to Scrolling pages in Firefox without the use of MS's drivers which causes only problems in OS X. How can you change MS 4000 Keyboard's Zoom to ...
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What is a good screen magnifier application? [closed]

Instead of getting coke-bottle glasses, what software is out there to zoom in on a portion of the screen? Edit: The platform can be Windows, but something for anywhere is nice too...