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For questions about increasing, decreasing or finding out more information about the levels of magnification within a software application.

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How to zoom using Alt+mouse wheel without highlighting shortcut letters?

There is this very helpful zoom shortcut in Photoshop: ALT+mouse wheel. But it has a very bad side effect: because it uses ALT the shortcut letters of the menus get highlighted (e.g. F for File, E ...
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How to make the middle selection point appear sooner?

Here I cannot extend my shape vertically because I miss the middle selection point: However if I zoom one step further it appears: How to make it appear always or sooner in the zoom level?
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Adobe Photoshop — How do I set the arrow keys to always move objects by 1px, regardless of zoom?

I want to be able to reliably move objects in Photoshop with the arrow keys by 1px, regardless of zoom. When the document is not at scale, the arrow keys randomly move objects by either 2px or 3px (...
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How can you create an infinite looping GIF using After Effects? [duplicate]

I tried to do this in After effects, it worked but the quality with each zoom decreased (I guess it's not zoom, it's something else). So I believe we must preserve the quality, and After effects can'...
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Inkscape SVG Stroke Size Changing Depending on Zoom

SVG Shape Gaps change when Zooming I used this tool: here to create a low-poly picture and then downloaded it as an SVG. I then noticed that the edges were overlapping and so I brought it into ...
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100% in Acrobat is bigger than actual print when held side by side [duplicate]

Is there a way to adjust Acrobat's scaling such that 1 inch/1 cm will correlate with "real-world" 1 inch/1 cm? I have a document on screen 11 inches wide. When I hold an 11 inch wide paper next to ...
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Scaling with zoom

Is it possible to set objects to scale in some way as you zoom in and out? Some objects are challenging to see at extremes of zoom. For instance, lines can be too thin to see when zoomed way out but ...
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Illustrator: How to scale precisely to a specific (off-screen) reference point?

In Illustrator is there a way to precisely scale to a pivot point or "reference point" that is off the screen? I mean when you want to zoom in somewhere far away from where you set that point and then ...
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Controlling mouse scroll zoom in Inkscape

When I use the mouse scroll wheel to zoom in Inkscape, it is all too easy to rocket from useless big to useless small. Is there a way to control the sensitivity of the mouse scroll wheel zoom?
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Zooming in with dragging and making an area

I'm watching a guide on Youtube about Illustrator and they seems to select an area and zoom in there, but if I do that I select an object. Also, he uses the 2015 CC version, meanwhile I'm using the ...
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Focus view on selected layer in Photoshop

While working on a huge workspace I need Photoshop to focus the current view on the object / layer I selected, how can I do this?
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What's the technical term for unintentional image pixelation due to insufficient resolution?

I'm writing to someone to say something along the lines of: "May I see that image in a higher resolution; there is some important text and/or finer details that are unintentionally pixelated/obscured ...
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Presets for a specific zoom in illustrator

Just hoping someone has figured out a shortcut (preferably keyboard shortcut) in illustrator to snap the zoom to 133% (a visual 1:1 scale for online's 72pdi).
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Little window showing zoomed contents near the brush while holding specific key

I am looking for the following feature in Photoshop (natively or as a plugin): When you press and hold down the specific key, a little window will appear at the corner what shows the zoomed content ...
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Inkscape: Zoom into pixels

Inkscape v0.92 When I zoom I would like to see the individual pixels instead of the zoom anti-aliasing. This occurs not only for paths but also for bitmaps. I realize there is now a 'Display: Use ...
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Zoom in high resolution image in a presentation

I have an image of global view of the Moon. I have a second one which is from a different camera, very high res of an area few kilometers in size. During a presentation I want to zoom in from a global ...
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How do I zoom with Ctrl instead of Alt on Windows in Adobe CC?

In Windows, the standard scroll-wheel zoom key is Ctrl. Pretty much everything follows this standard, including all web browsers, Word, Explorer, even Adobe Reader. Except Adobe Creative Cloud ...
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Adobe Illustrator 21.0.0 - How to Zoom In / Out on Mouse and Not on Selected Object / Area

This started happening when I recently updated to Adobe Illustrator 21.0.0 (2017 release). Simply, if I select an object and then move over to another area of the document: and then try to zoom in or ...
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Why is my vector PNG pixelated when I zoom? [duplicate]

I have saved my vector image as a PNG from Adobe Illustrator, but when I open the saved PNG file & zoom in on it, the image becomes pixelated.. Why is it doing this?
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Why sketch allow 0.5x export in dropdown?

Can anyone tell me why Sketch(mac tool for designers) enable us to export half sized of anything? Why they made it so easy?
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Photoshop: How to enlarge a cropped section to show detail?

I would like to in-lay a zoom-ed crop of my photo within the main photo. The in-layed photo would be on a free part of the background, just to show-case the detail. Is the rectangle tool + layer with ...
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Can I smoothly zoom in Illustrator?

Simple question here: Is it possible to zoom smoothly in Illustrator CC? Like in Photoshop CC? I can only alt+mousewheel zoom now but that's more of a snap zoom then a smooth zoom.
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Why is my preview pixelated when not at 100% zoom?

I have this weird thing in Photoshop (CS5): When I'm zoomed in at 100% my lines are really smooth, but as soon I'm under 100% or over 100% they look weird, like this: This is how they look at 100%:
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After Effects cc 2015 zoom in and out is verry fast [closed]

i'm using After Effects CC 2015 Version 13.5.0.347 and Mac OS Sierra when i try to zoom in and out using mouse scroll its very fast and i cant even control it the Same Problem recently appears with ...
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How do I make Inkscape's selection tool (F1) more precise?

When I click on something, it selects, I believe, the largest object in a given radius from the click offset, not the path I've actually clicked on. Is there a way to increase the precision? Zooming ...
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illustrator shortcut - reset zoom to fit artboard

I Sometimes over zoom. When using CTRL + space + mouse-drag it gives me a zoom box but sometimes i pick a small box and zooms in too much. Is there any shortcut to reset current artboard to fit my ...
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How I deactivate Alt + Scroll zoom in Adobe software programs?

So I am working on a Mac with Magic mouse. When I am using the Adobe programs (Ai, Ps, Id, no matter, I think it is common for all of them), if I accidently hold the alt button and move my hand on the ...
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Changing zoom level steps of Sketch [closed]

When I zoom in Sketch by using the shortcuts [cmd +], [cmd -] or the plus and minus button the zoom factor change by 100%. (25%, 50%, 100%, 200%, 400% etc.) When I use preview I like to see my screen ...
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Convert image into mp4 that zooms in to precise point in image [closed]

I have an image. From this image, I need to create an mp4 that zooms in to a precise square within the image (about 1/64th the original size). How would I go about creating this file? The most obvious ...
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Image shows blurry in browser at 100%, but not in photoshop!

I came across this site and saw that it had a couple of blurry images. I checked my browser zoom in Firefox and Chrome and they were both 100%. I copied the images to look at them in Photoshop and ...
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How do I scale up an image in Illustrator to a normal size?

I have an image in Illustrator that I've made, but I made it at 2500% zoom. How do I scale the image back up so that it is normal size when it's at 100% zoom? Or at the very least, how do I export it ...
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Photoshop: zoom in/out while using Marquee Tool

Is there way to zoom in/out while creating a selection using the Marquee Tool? Normally I can zoom by Alt + Mousewheel. This doesn't work while using marquee tool, nor does using Ctrl +/- If there's ...
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How to make a lens with zoomed effect in Photoshop

How do I go about creating this effect in Photoshop cs6? Don't forget to mark this question as useful :)
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Changing zoom level steps of Photoshop

When I zoom with my Macbook's trackpad by pinch gesture, elements get blurry because of decimal zoom level like "169,11%". Is there a way to change zoom steps to use only integers?
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Illustrator CC zoom accuracy

As a former CAD draftsman I always found the snap function in Illustrator very inaccurate. But now in AI CC I find it even more inaccurate. Am I the only one? Is there something one can do in order ...
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How do you handle client's browser zoom ?

I have a lot of images on a page, a gallery. I want the images to stay sharp, so I don't do any browser scaling, I use the original dimensions of the image. However, this works only when the browser ...
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Make Illustrator not scale up strokes when you zoom in

Is there anyway to make Adobe Illustrator not scale up the stroke when I zoom in? Basically I want Illustrator to scale the strokes incorrectly so a 1px stroke will still actually look like a 1px on ...
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Simple tool for cropping and scaling images

I am wondering if there is a simple and quick tool for cropping and scaling images. For example, if when creating a web page for an online store, you might need a set of images for each product. ...
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Lock the Zoom and Scroll Bars in Krita

Is there a way to lock the zoom and the scroll bars in Krita so that they do not jump around, changing position and magnification, when I am not using the magnifying tool? I am using a wacom tablet ...
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Zoom-in and then while drawing shape zoom-out

How can I zoom-out when zoomed-in at a certain percentage, while drawing a shape. That means after I've clicked on the canvas, and start drawing, but have not released the mouse. Thanks.
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Adobe Illustrator Zoom around selected, not to screen centre?

Command (Cntrl) and = gives zoom in, in Adobe Illustrator. Is there a way to set it so that it zooms to the selected object rather than the centre of the screen?
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What it the name of the computer art that seems to zoom forever?

I was watching BBC Click today, and they showed this website where there was a picture that, when zoomed in, it does not get hazy. You actually zoom straight into another picture, and this just goes ...
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Why does Adobe Illustrator have a limit on the maximum zoom?

Considering that it is an application that uses vectors which can scale to any size because they're mathematically calculated, why can I only zoom to a certain level and what is the deciding factor? ...
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When zoomed-in in Photoshop how do you scroll to out of canvas?

Lets say I am zoomed in, 500%, and I want to go beyond the edge, right edge, and when I try to drag it using the hand tool it doesn't work and the scrollbar doesn't work.