How can I set custom zoom in Notepad++? I want to set it to 90 or 110. The reason I want to do is I use Consolas and font size 10 is too small and 11 is too big.

  • Did you try the various Ctrl+mousewheel zoom levels?
    – Karan
    Jun 8, 2015 at 2:27
  • @Karan Yes I have tried that option but it doesn't do what I am looking for. And why did you delete my other question. I would like to know about other text editors that support this option. This is what I see as mentioned by you "Deleted off-topic software rec portion"
    – stech
    Jun 8, 2015 at 2:52
  • Software recommendation questions are off-topic and would have got your entire question closed. Since part of it was on-topic I let that be to prevent this from happening. If you want alternatives ask on softwarerecs.stackexchange.com instead.
    – Karan
    Jun 8, 2015 at 2:55
  • Did you try setting the font size to 10.5? I think Windows supports fractional values. Jun 21, 2015 at 9:10

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The zooming functionality in Notepad++ actually works via changing the point size not by a 'custom' zooming display feature (ie. it's no different than you changing the font size).

Taken from Scintilla documentation (Notepad++ is based on Scintilla):

Scintilla incorporates a "zoom factor" that lets you make all the text in the document larger or smaller in steps of one point. The displayed point size never goes below 2, whatever zoom factor you set. You can set zoom factors in the range -10 to +20 points.

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