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My desktop is too large to fit the screen. I have no idea how this happened and I have tried all of the obvious ways to shrink it. Help
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Is the windows/text that is too big? Could you have zoomed in by mistake?

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I have no idea how this happened...
It was your cat!

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It was your cat!

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I was gonna say a child, but the affinity cats seem to have notebook keyboard, this wouldn't be a surprise..

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I was gonna say a child, but the affinity cats seem to have notebook keyboard, this wouldn't be a surprise..
Both cats & kids are certainly possible. From what I've seen posted...cats are in the lead! lol

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That is a possibility but how do I correct it, the cat won't give it up.
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Is the windows/text that is too big? Could you have zoomed in by mistake?
Mainly it is the screen itself and each page I open requires me to scroll back and forth to see it all. I can shrink the page but it is not a permanent fix. Any suggestions?
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That is a possibility but how do I correct it, the cat won't give it up.
Assuming that your desktop got magnified via a cat stepping on the keyboard keys. To fix things...go to:

- Apple Menu
- System Preferences
- Accessability
- Zoom

Check those settings/keyboard shortcuts.

HTH,

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p.s. Depending on what version of Mac OS X you are running...the "Accessability" control panel used to be called "Universal Access".

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Thank you so much Nick. Joyce
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