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Questions tagged [zoom]

In computer graphical user interfaces the Zoom feature is used to make a window larger (zoom in) or smaller (zoom out) or to make only the text larger (zoom text only). Questions about using the zoom feature on electronic devices, media players, cameras, cell phones or smart phones, except insofar as they interface with your computer are off topic.

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Sketch App for Mac Zooming reversed

The definition of apple 'natural, scrolling is: 'content tracks finger movement'. This means for scrolling, if finger goes DOWN, content goes down. For ZOOMING it means that if finger goes from ...
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Firefox 60.3.0 ESR on Debian 9.5 AMD64 zooming bug?

Purpose I need standard zooming functionality to work properly on Firefox 60.3 ESR. Problem description I run Firefox 60.3 ESR. Preferences are default, about:config is default. No extensions in ...
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Enable testing of native pinch to zoom in Firefox

By reading this bugzilla issue I get the impression that I should be able to test the upcoming native pinch to zoom feature in Firefox by setting mousewheel.with_alt.action to 5 in about:config, but I ...
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How to zoom font size in SciTE?

I want to zoom the font in SciTE to read easily, and I found this sample user perference: font.base=font:Consolas,size:11 font.small=font:Consolas,size:8 font.comment=font:Consolas,size:11 font.text=...
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How to zoom videos with fingers on vlc player on windows 10?

It is easy on android devices to zoom a video to a custom size using our fingers. Is it possible on windows 10. I am using inspiron 15, 7579. My laptop is touch enabled.
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Disable Firefox synchronisation for a single addon

I use firefox sync on different pcs and have an addon that should only be synct/enabled on one of them. How can this be realized? Background: Zoom One of my pcs is connected to my TV. It's used to ...
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Zoom in and out in Virtual Machine (Windows)

I have a Mac and I use Parallels Desktop where Windows 10 is installed. I want to record a video from screen in Windows 10 (Microsoft Excel). Sometimes, I need to zoom in and out to show a specific ...
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Set zoom for built in display?

Is there a way to set the zoom for the internal display? I know if I were to use powershell to input: $Host.PrivateData.Zoom = 150 it would zoom just the powershell window to 150%. I need "...
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Stopping Adobe Reader XI zooming when following links

I regularly read long PDF's and the best way for me to read these PDF's is showing a single page and setting the Page Display to Single Page View. This allows me to use the mouse wheel to quickly ...
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Some pages extend their content horizontally, out of screen, when zoom in

(For Desktop) Sometimes, when I'm reading, I raise the zoom level to ease the reading. In some cases this works well (for instance, superuser site), however, other sites (example: https://help.ubuntu....
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Can I set different zoom level to each monitor on Chrome?

I have two monitors, one is FHD and another is 2K. I want to set the zoom level 100% on the FHD one and 110% on the another. In the Chrome Settings Page zoom only allows me to set one zoom level. I ...
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Is it possible to center view in Xpdf?

I would like to center a zoomed page in Xpdf. It could be with a shortcut, but I'll be happy with an automated solution as well. Scenario Here's a description of what I am struggling with: I use a ...
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Retain zoom level on new tab for page inside same website

When I have set the zoom-level at for example 120% for a website (e.g. StackOverflow) and I open a link to another page of that website (e.g.: a question on StackOverflow) in a new tab, the zoom-level ...
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Using Google Earth to identify street addresses while zoomed

I've got a panoramic image of a city and I'm trying to identify street addresses of houses in the image. I'm trying to use Google Earth to do this, by first creating a placemark where the image was ...
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How to set Page Width as default in OneNote 2016?

I want this button to be auto-clicked every time a page is loaded: I find no option in the Display setting: How can I do that? Word can do that.
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Is is possible to zoom beyond the limits in Internet Explorer?

Im using IE to view a large svg file and would like to see the whole image. However IE has a limit of 10% on zooming out, and at that level its still too close to see whole image. Is it possible to ...
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VLC interactive zoom level?

Is there any way to edit/tune interactive zoom level in VLC ? it seems that the default zoom is 200%. I would like to make it 150 %. I found something here Fine control over zoom and aspect ratio in ...
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How to zoom in/out desktop icons on Ubuntu 16.04

I would like to zoom in/out Desktop icons on Ubuntu 16.04. I don't know how to do it ( like Windows: Just use Ctrl+Mouse Wheel to zoom). Please any one know about it help me out. Thanks in advance.
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How to set default web page size in Firefox?

I recently downloaded Firefox the new version, and for most of the part it is good. Though a problem in it I found is that every time I open a new web page I need to set the zoom level to 170% so that ...
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2 fingers to zoom screen doesn't work anymore after fall update on surface book

On my Surface book if I try to zoom screen using 2 fingers it doesn't work anymore. It worked before, I suppose it stopped after fall update. Is it known issue? How to fix it? UPDATE: Windows is ...
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Google Chrome - Zoom without changing the viewport

Maybe I overlooked something or don't know how to word my question well enough, but I was not able to find anything online about this. I would like zoom in Chrome, without changing the viewport or ...
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Cannot share screen on zoom ubuntu 17.10

When I try sharing screen on zoom, I get the following error: can not start share, wayland has not been supported yet, please use x11 instead zoom version 2.0.106600.0904 Ubuntu 17.10 How can I ...
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How to zoom into (i.e. focus on) a specific HTML element in Chrome

Is it possible to focus on a specific HTML element in Chrome (or any of the other top browsers) so that the display window only renders the element and its inner HTML? I would prefer a solution that ...
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Different default Chrome zooms for different monitors

I am using an external monitor alongside my default retina macbook computer. The macbook uses @2x 1440*900 while the monitor uses 2560*1440 Chrome text on the monitor at default zoom is difficult to ...
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How to set all programs and browsers zoom to 150%

Sorry for bugging everyone i used to be able to do this myself before a brain injury. I know there is register setting that determines that zoom is always at about 90% but because i can not remember ...
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I can't zoom in and out with mouse while playing games in fullscreen mode

I updated Chrome to 58 and now it won't let me zoom in or out nor scroll the page with my mouse. If I press ctrl plus the mouse button it doesn't do anything while I'm in full screen mode. It was ...
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How can I change Zoom options?

Since I started using photoshop I always zoomed by clicking and dragging, right to zoom in and left to zoom out. Today with no explanation, the zoom tool switch to a box, which is incredibly ...
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How do I reset the desktop zoom level to its default in Windows?

I had an incident where my CTRL key was stuck and the mouse wheel was adjusting the zoom level of my Windows 10 desktop. I would like to reset the zoom level back to its default, but CTRL-0 doesn't ...
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Windows 10 is really zoomed in

I have just logged in to a Samsung Windows 10 laptop and it is zoomed in to the point where the icons do fit in the screen... The screen pixel thing is on high and the zoom in magnifier is on 100% ...
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Pinch to zoom in firefox

I'm having a strange issue in firefox. My new computer (surface book) has a touchscreen and I really like the feature of zooming in by making the "pinch" gesture on the screen. In chrome and edge, ...
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Disable pinch to zoom on Opera browser

I know how to disable pinch-to-zoom on my trackpad for Windows 10. However I don't want this. I would like to disable this only for Opera (or Chrome if Opera can't). To clarify: Is there a way to ...
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All websites are zoomed

I restarted chrome to make an update of it. My last active tab was one, which I zoomed in by maybe 40%. Since chrome made the update an restored all my open tabs, I have the problem that all websites ...
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How to disable zoom for my secondary monitor

My secondary monitor on my computer is zoomed in so I cannot see the taskbar or the top of my screen. I know this is done for TVs for widescreen, but how do I disable that? I have a ViewSonic VX2453 ...
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What could be injecting body style=“zoom: 0.71” into some pages on chrome?

I don't know how long this has gone on, but something is inserting style="zoom: 0.71;" into the body tag of some pages in Google Chrome. I have: Reset all zoom controls to 100% (View->Actual Size) ...
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Windows 10 Automatic zoom

Today, when I turned on my laptop, after a few minutes Windows automatically start zooming in and out. For example, when I scroll some windows like explorer, Chrome or any other application it starts ...
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PDF reader with zoom [closed]

I'm working with largish PDFs (e.g. 17523x2383 dots @ 72dpi), where i need to zoom out (to see the overall picture and to navigate) and to zoom in (to read labels on the nodes). The PDFs are simple ...
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Disable pinch-zoom gesture in Chrome (Windows 10)

I have a disabled client who awkwardly grabs his touch screen to use it. Unfortunately this means he often 'zooms' webpages, making them unusable. Can I disable this behaviour in Chrome?
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Zoom in/out in a WebBrowser control hosted in a WPF application

I am suffering from a strange scroll-behaviour in a webbrowser control, hosted in a WPF application. This is IE9. Using Ctrl-Scroll I zoom in, e.g. two clicks. Then using Ctrl-Scroll in the opposite ...
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Stopping Google Earth from changing its imagery when zooming in

I'm trying to zoom in on an area where it looks okay zoomed out, but is covered in imagery from winter when zoomed in. Only zoomed in where I need to be can I not tell the difference between a lake ...
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Opensuse Stop Gnome Zoom from Following typing

I'm currently running Opensuse 42.1 Leap. I have a visual disability so I use the Zoom functionality built into Gnome's Universal Access tools. I love the zoom function, except for one problem. As I ...
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Excel spreadsheet went small

I was typing in Excel and my fingers hit something and the screen went so small I can't read it. What could I have hit to make this happen? It seems that I am always hitting something and the screen ...
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Microsoft Edge Zoom Issue

I have a weird persistent issue with Edge browser. All websites load up super zoomed away and it is a default state, so reloading the page zooms back out. I cleared cache and cookies, but for no help. ...
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In Sublime Text, for syntax-specific preferences, how do you enable increase/decrease font size with CTRL+Mousewheel

I am normally able to use CTRL+MouseWheel to increase and decrease the font size in Sublime Text (I am using Sublime Text 3). This behavior appears to be on by default. When I am in an editor window ...
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How can I make Chrome shrink to fit on printing?

I'd like to print a web document on a single page, but Chrome famously doesn't have this feature normally called fit to page or shrink to fit. Is there a workaround?
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How can I change my screen resolution without moving icons, like “Run in 640 x 480 screen resolution” compatibility setting

The title explains most of my question, but I'm going to go more into detail. There is a game that I play that only runs in windowed mode at a certain resolution. Whenever I change my display ...
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How to enlarge a printed page and then reprint as two?

I have some printed sheet music on an A4 page and I need to scan it in with my Canon MP620 and then print out to A4 paper on a hp Laserjet M401 at double the size for easy reading. I realize I will ...
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Enlargement and centering PDF for printing

I have a PDF doc, 1 page per sheet, on the Letter 8.5x11 paper size, and with big 2-inch margins (apparently, the docs has originally been designed to be cropped to a booklet with a custom page size). ...
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Windows zoom issue

My friend accidentally zoomed in too much on a Windows computer. He did this: 1. Search text size 2. Go to the first option 3. Change the text size to 500% Now everything on his screen is too big. ...
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Zooming in Microsoft Paint

I have been using CTRL+MOUSE WHEEL to zoom in and zoom out in Microsoft Paint for a while now. However I noticed that it doesn't work for me everywhere. Actually there are only few desktops where it ...
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Media Player Classic plays everything stretched/zoomed

The program sudenly started playing all videos very stretched or zoomed, not even changing the pan/scan, zoom and the like works. I re-installed my video drivers, CCCP and MPC-HC. But it persists. The ...