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Notes: Problem with zooming / pinging images

I got problems with my iPad Pro on iOS 12.1.4, shown in the video here. I zoom into a screenshot image placed into a note (note.app). I zoom into it and do my markup (writing on it with apple pencil ...
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How to unzoom app (Accessibilty > zoom is off)

One of my iPhone apps (and only the app) is zoomed in. How do I get it back to normal size? I have no idea how it got that way. My Accessibility > Zoom is “off”. Even though zoom is off, I have ...
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Zoom and center selected portion of screen on MacOS

The presenter in the video at https://developer.apple.com/wwdc18/407 does something fabulous with zoom on MacOS that I cannot figure out. He selects a portion of the screen (similar to the way you can ...
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Some PDFs do not snap to the window while using Preview

I have a ton of college textbooks in PDF form, and I use Preview hours on end, every day; so this little problem becomes quite annoying: Some of my PDF files "snap" to the size of the window when I ...
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Can I zoom in and out in macOS / Finder?

Is it possible to Zoom around in macOS? I mean anywhere in macOS, even in Finder? And by Zoom I mean being able to Zoom in and out whenever you want! Use Case Many times a day I change my screen’s ...
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Black rectangle appears on display

Ever since I upgraded to macOS High Sierra, I’ve had a black rectangle on my screen: My cursor started out inside it, and when I try to move my cursor outside of it, it follows my cursor: I’ve tried ...
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[Sierra]: Mouse scroll

Problem: When using my mouse, a single scroll-click scrolls several pages. I have read that this is due to scroll smoothing - a single scroll actually issues multiple scroll commands: tiny teeny 1-...
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How to fix stuck/'disabled' zooming on trackpad?

I recently bought myself a new Trackpad, since my old Magic Trackpad broke. Ever since, however, zooming (two finger pinch) gets stuck/disabled/not working somehow and, besides rebooting, the only ...
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El Capitan app/extn to allow whole-screen zoom with just trackpad

I need to do self deep tissue massage on my back each night. I roll around on the floor on top of a tennis ball for a half hour. During this time I watch stuff on my MacBook Pro, which is running El ...
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Enable Safari Zoom by Script

I've got a WQHD (1440p) Monitor hooked up to my 13 inch MacBook Pro when I'm sitting at my desk. Love the high resolution (much screen real estate) but sometimes I find myself toggling Safari's Zoom ...
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How can I force the iPhone 7 Plus to use the secondary (“telephoto”) camera?

The iPhone 7 Plus has two front-facing cameras: a 4 mm "wide-angle" lens on the (user's) right and a 6 mm "telephoto" lens on the left: I want to use an external lens that clips over the internal 6mm ...
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Is it possible to change the “Quick Look” zoom modifier key?

On a Mac, while using Quick Look to briefly view the contents of a file (by pressing the space bar while the file is selected in Finder), one can use the option ⌥ key to achieve two results, depending ...
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Change the default zoom level for new documents in Excel 2016 for Mac

How do I change the default zoom level for new documents in Excel 2016 for Mac? I looked online but found a lot of conflicting information. Also, most tutorials online seem to be for the 2011 version ...
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How to Disable Touch Bar Zoom on MacBook Pro 2016

I was accidentally able to turn on touch bar zoom, which apparently casts the touch bar and your actions to the bottom 1/2 of the screen. Now there is no longer an option to disable it in the 'zoom' ...
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screen zooms randomly on iMac

2012 iMac running el capitan 10.11.6 screen zooms in and out randomly. does it with video and maps most often.
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Safari won't Zoom In with Command +

⌘+ no longer zooms in Safari content for me. ⌘- works just fine for zooming out. Selecting View -> Zoom In menu item does work as expected. I have also tried using an administrator account that has ...
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Zoom content not screen with Magic Mouse

many windows users used to use Control + Mouse Scroll Wheel for zooming in and out. But in macOS this doesn't work. I can zoom with gestures using touchpad, but I mostly use Magic Mouse. There is an ...
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MacOS/OS X: Mouse Zooming WAY too fast

I have the Apple wireless mouse and have noticed recently (since Sierra? not sure) that the zooming speed is vicious. On some apps, such as Firefox and LibreOffice, you can zoom using Cmd-Scroll. ...
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Adjust Mouse Wheel Zoom sensitivity in Microsoft Office 2016

In Microsoft Office 2016, it's possible to Zoom In/Out using a Mouse Wheel while holding the Ctrl button. For some reason the zoom sensitivity is insanely high (probably because of my normal page ...
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Zoom/Expand part of my Mac's screen

Is there a way to zoom in/expand/enlarge part of my Mac's screen to fill the entire screen? Basically, I'm looking for an app that allows you to select a part of the screen and that will then expand ...
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Is there any difference between zooming and cropping on iOS?

iOS devices with cameras allow the user to "zoom" into the image being captured. This does not move any lenses or anything; it is a digital zoom and is conceptually equivalent to cropping in post. ...
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Change Zoom of Notes.app

I have a 2011 15" MacBook Pro with a higher resolution display (1680 x 1050), an option that was offered back then. Unfortunately, in many of the Apple apps the default 100% zoom level displays normal ...
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Zoom with scroll in Chrome browser

I am new user of OS X, I am missing one important feature is zooming page with trackpad or mouse scroll. I need to get the same result as shortcuts Command + - and Command + + do. I mean that the ...
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Gmail App doesn't allow zooming in for Apple devices?

This is what my Mom said. She is an Apple user and is the only Apple user in my immediate family. I can't help really help her because she is not very technoliterate, and she and I are in different ...
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pinch/zoom gesture with magic mouse 2

I just purchased a magic mouse 2, and I can't figure out how to do a pinch gesture or its equivalent that I am used to with a macbook. From what I have read, it doesn't seem like it is possible to do ...
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Command-+ style zooming in iOS Safari

I'd like to be able to zoom in on a web page in iOS Safari the way you can in the Mac OS version using Command-+. Note that this is different than pinch/spread zooming in iOS. If I spread my fingers ...
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Can I capture a zoomed-in screen with the “Screen Capture” feature of OS X?

Sometimes I use the Accessibility -- Zoom gesture to zoom in on one part of my screen by holding down the CTRL key. But if I do a Screen Capture (using Command (⌘) + Shift + 3), the point-of-view of ...
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Keyboard shortcut for Zoom style?

I have been trying to look for a keyboard shortcut that would let me toggle the Zoom style from the accessibility menu. I don't think there is one. Can somebody here point me in the direction of how ...
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How do I zoom without a trackpad in Xcode Instruments Time Profiler?

When using Xcode Instruments Time Profiler on my MacBook, I'm able to pinch to zoom in on the CPU measurements in the Swim-lane. However I cannot figure out how to do the equivalent on my iMac with no ...
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Disk Utility modal dialog opens partially off-screen

The New Image modal dialog in the Disk Utility application (on OS X 10.10.5) opens up with the Cancel button off the bottom of my MacBook Air 11's built-in display. The green resize button, option ...
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How do I set what “maximize”means for a window?

For some applications (eg terminal) when I double-click the title bar, it expands to fill the screen (height and width). For some (eg chrome) it expands down to fill the height, but doesn't change ...
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Scroll to zoom on a mac with a non-mac usb mouse

Moving over to a mac from windows and one feature I really enjoyed was being able to map my scroll up and scroll down keys and (+) and (-) respectively. Then, while in a web browser or picture ...
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Recoreding the screen as seen by the user with Zoom enabled

Because of my impairment, I usually use the Zoom feature built into OS X, and I'm giving a presentation in which I'd like to show a video of how I use the web. To do so, I'd like to make a screen ...
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Did Apple remove the zooming feature from the Magic Mouse in a recent OS update?

Mac OS X has a 'zoom' action which can be used in various views in applications e.g. Photos.app when looking at a photo, zooming an entire Safari page, zooming in an NSScrollView. This action is ...
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How do I resize the magnifier/zoom window in iOS 8?

My wife lets our baby daughter play with my iPad, and something she did has caused the magnifier/zoom window (one of the accessibility features) to end up tall and narrow instead of the usual size and ...
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Windows Zoomit like tool from mac

I have been using zoomit on windows. With that tool: I can write on screen, zoom screen, draw shapes on screen while doing presentation. Also, I can run a stopwatch for break during presentation. ...
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How do I increase display by 120% of normal? Using Mac Air, Yosemite OS

In Windows one can right click, head over to display preferences and have the OS increase everything globally ... icons, fonts, etc ... by a certain factor. It's really helpful for "old" eyes. Is ...
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Youtube on Safari won't zoom enough

I'm on youtube on Safari on my Mac. I'm on "View Actual Size", and the browser is taking up my entire screen, and yet, for some bizarre reason, the width of the content is exceeding the width of my ...
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Yosemite: Accessibility zoom + multiple monitors = poor performance

Ever since upgrading to Yosemite, the accessibility zoom feature is unusable when connected to an external monitor. Steps to reproduce: Enable Zoom in System Preferences - Accessibility. Connect an ...
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Tell application screen is not zoomed

When using OS X's native zoom, is there any way (perhaps using AppleScript) to fool an application into thinking the screen is not being zoomed? Something like tell application "System Events" to ...
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How to change shortcut used for temporary zoom (accessibility feature)?

I have a particular application that has extremely small detail for some of its controls, and no way to zoom anything larger. I find that the accessibility feature "temporary zoom" works great for ...
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Is there an App or Extension that allows for per-window zoom/magnification?

As the title says, is there a Mac app (Mountain Lion) that will allow me to specify a fixed zoom/magnification amount for a specific window, in a specific app? I use a particular application (Reason ...
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How to zoom with cmd+mouse wheel in Chrome? [duplicate]

I used to zoom in Chrome on Linux by holding Control and scrolling with the mouse wheel. Now on Mac when I press Cmd and scroll it just scrolls. How can I get Cmd+scroll zoom on Mac?
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CTRL scroll zoom on Mavericks gone

I used to be able to hold down CTRL and zoom by scrolling the mousewheel, but that is not longer possible on Mavericks. I've searched around and found many people saying it's in System Preferences &...
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Stop zooming when I film

I want to film myself with my iphone, when I'm drawing. The iphone is not moving, and are about 30 cm ≈ 11" above my desk. My paper is on my desk, I sometimes change paper. But when I do so, or even ...
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Windows Get Stuck in Top Left corner after upgrading to Mavericks

I upgraded to Mavericks last week. I have a secondary monitor, and I use Spaces. Since the upgrade, I have a frequent problem where windows will get stuck partially exposed in the top left corner of ...
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Zooming in Google Chrome using the mouse wheel?

On Windows and, if I'm not mistaken, on Linux, it's possible to zoom in and out in Google Chrome using the mouse wheel. However, this doesn't seem to be working on Mac OS X. Does anybody know if this ...
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Is there a toggle for zoom/bigger text in OS X?

In Ubuntu there is a toggle "Bigger text" you can activate, that's really comfortable when you have a big screen. In Windows there is a wonderful option that make everything bigger in proportion, the ...
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Cmd+plus now opens Widgets instead of zooming

This has just started happening in the last few weeks, and I can't work out how to change it. It used to be that I could use Cmd+= to zoom in in my web browser, and cmd+- to zoom out. But just ...
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Is there an official direction for scroll zoom?

I am using a Magic Mouse on Lion and I have scroll direction set to natural. Google Maps: Scroll Up zooms out Excel: Ctrl + Alt + Scroll Up zooms out OSX Zoom Dekstop: Ctrl + Scroll Up zooms in I ...