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    y0itsj0hn's Avatar
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    Apr 16, 2008
    New Jersey
    2010 MBP: 2.53GHz Intel Core 2, 4GB DDR3, OS 10.6.8
    how to zoom
    I know control+scroll button allows you to zoom, but is there a way you can zoom in and not have your mouse move the portion of the screen you're zoomed in on?

    sorry the wording

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    hughvane's Avatar
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    You'll need to make yourself clearer about the "not have ... move the portion ..." bit.

    Ctrl-scroll zooms the window, period. Centre the pointer, hold the mouse real tight, and don't let it move while you're moving the scroll wheel.

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    System Preferences - Keyboard and Mouse...down where it says "Zoom using scroll wheel...", click Options button.
    Select "only when pointer reaches the edge".
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