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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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6answers
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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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3answers
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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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4answers
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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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1answer
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Why does Firefox interpret 100% zoom differently to other browsers?

It's bugged me for a while that Firefox (on Windows 7) seems really "zoomed in" compared to other browsers, even after using ctrl-0 or the zoom menu to make sure its zoom level is 100%. Chrome left, ...
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3answers
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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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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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2answers
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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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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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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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6answers
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Mac OS X zoom in application with mouse wheel

I am coming from Windows and miss the feature that allows to increase/decrease the text size in many applications (Chrome, PDF readers, Text editors,...) by using CTRL-MouseWheel. Instead the size of ...
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3answers
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Lock/disable the zoom on Chrome Browser

Is there a way to disable/lock the mouse/touchpad zoom in the Chrome browser? I find myself accidentally triggering ctrl-wheel or touchpad-two-finger far more often than do intentionally. As an ...
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2answers
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Bigger picture on a computer display

I feel it more comfortable for my eyes to have all objects (e.g. fonts, graphics) on a screen larger. This is why I want to make the display show everything in larger proportion. Setting the display ...
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2answers
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How do I increase the font in Mozilla Firefox without a mouse?

I just downloaded Firefox but my mouse is dead. And it seems you can only increase the font of a web page by first dragging the "zoom" button to the toolbar and then using it. Is there any way to ...
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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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4answers
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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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1answer
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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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5answers
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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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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...
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2answers
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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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3answers
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How do I change the Ctrl+0 zoom level in IE10?

I often accidentally press zoom shortcuts, so I often use the Ctrl+0 shortcut to return to 100% zoom. However, I have a new laptop, and for some reason with it pressing Ctrl+0 changes the zoom level ...
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2answers
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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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1answer
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Location of current Firefox zoom level

Where can the current zoom level be observed in Firefox? For instance, if the current zoom level is 155%, where can 155% be observed? Assume: not all toolbars, sidebars, etc. are active (for ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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Mac OS X - Lion: Possible to disable scroll wheel?

Is it possible to disable the scroll wheel on my bluetooth mouse for my iMac? I remote desktop into a computer at work (windows xp) to run some mapping software (ArcGIS 10), and the mouse wheel ...
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1answer
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How to disable automatic zoom change in IE11 when moving window between different monitors?

On Windows 8.1 I use Internet Explorer 11 and I also got my notebook with 13" screen and LCD monitor with 24" screen. When I move IE windows between screens, IE automatically changes the zoom "to ...
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0answers
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Changing Chrome's text zoom when connected to an external monitor

I have a laptop with a rather small builtin monitor, making it very hard to read stuff unless the chrome text zoom level is increased to 125%. One of the external monitors that I connect the laptop ...
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2answers
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Scaling an application

If my question is in any way unclear to you, please read this link. I'm wondering if there is a way to set up an application to appear larger. The reason I'm asking this is that I recently ...
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2answers
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How to make zoom at 100% (default state) in Windows 7?

I can use control + scroll to zoom in and zoom out the screen in Windows 7. How can I make it 100%? With MS Word, there is a indicator to show the percentage, but I don't know how to see the ...
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1answer
1k views

How to change the zoom increment in Firefox?

How do I change the zoom increment that is used by Firefox whenever I zoom-in or zoom-out of webpages? I find that the default zoom increment is a bit too big for my taste.
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2answers
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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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4answers
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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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1answer
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Why does the text become multicolored when a Windows screenshot is zoomed?

Take a screenshot in Windows: Now, zoom it: Why does the text become multicolored whereas it should only be black? Is this related to ClearType?
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2answers
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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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3answers
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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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2answers
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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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3answers
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How can I use a different zoom on different displays in Windows 8?

I have a Windows 8 15" laptop with a 1920x1080 screen resolution. At that size, everything is really small. In the "Screen Resolution" configuration window, I click on the link "Make text and other ...
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3answers
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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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3answers
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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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0answers
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Ffmpeg - How to zoomin a video from the center [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a video from an image and I want to add a zoom effect on the center. The input image is 640x360. The command I'm using is: ffmpeg -framerate 25 -loop 1 -i 46686405.jpg -vf ...
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0answers
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How can I set reference zoom level in Microsoft Word?

I want to make 100% zoom level the actual paper size display on my screen in Microsoft Word. Says I want to set current 125% zoom level as a reference zoom level of 100%. Is that can be done in ...
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0answers
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Disable recent Chrome zoom control/panel

MacOSX Snow Leopard, current version of Chrome For the past few months, Chrome responds to a zoom request (Command +) by putting up a small "panel" or popup in the top right of its window. That ...
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1answer
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Word 2010: prevent zooming out switching to 2 page view

In Word 2010 when I zoom out at some point (depending on monitor-size and pixel settings) the view switches to 2 pages. I've tried several approaches but none works. When you zoom out further it will ...
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0answers
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What software can be used for interactive viewing of huge images (JPG &PNG) on Windows?

By interactive, I mean the software should provide capability to pan/zoom parts of the images just like how Google Maps are displayed. I have some very large images (with resolution more than ...
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2answers
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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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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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Take screenshot of application higher than supported resolution

I am taking screenshots of an application that doesn't fit on my 1920x1080 monitor. I have to take a lot of screenshots, so I don't want to take multiple shots and stitch them together manually. Is ...