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Let's briefly take a look at some of our Zoom Preferences. By default, two of the Zoom Preferences will be turned on Animated Zoom, which takes advantage of OpenGL is really nice, leave that on. Zoom Resizes Windows, that's essential, especially if you are viewing your images in a way that they are not in Full-Screen View mode. What it will do is change the size of the document window as you zoom. The other option that we want to turn on is Zoom with Scroll Wheel and then also Zoom Clicked Point to Center, and what that does is it re-centers the image. All right.
Well, let's go ahead and click OK and let me show you a couple of these briefly. Now, there are a number of different ways that we can zoom in and zoom out. One technique that we can use is a shortcut. The shortcut is Command+Plus or Minus on a Mac or Ctrl+Plus or Minus on a PC. So here when I press that shortcut, either way we notice that the overall document window changes size as well. Now, we can also select the Zoom tool. You can do so by pressing the Z key or by clicking on the tool in the Tools panel.
Now, with this tool we can hover over the image and click once in order to zoom in. Click again to zoom in even further. Now, if we want to zoom out, what we need to do is on a Mac hold down the Option key. On the PC, hold down the Alt key. That will change the Plus icon in the middle of the magnifying glass to the Minus icon and here now we can zoom out. Now, the last thing that I want to show here is that if you have a three button mouse, you can use that scroll wheel to zoom, and here all that I am doing is using that scroll wheel to either zoom in or to zoom out.
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