How to Zoom and Magnify


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Zooming and magnifying

Even if you had a super high-resolution computer screen, you'd sometimes still need to zoom in to see details and zoom out to see the big picture. Now all of that is possible in InDesign of course, once you know where to look. I'm going to show you several ways to zoom-in and out of your page. The first method is the Zoom tool, which lives down here at the bottom of the Tool panel. That little thing that looks like a magnifying glass. The Zoom tool is very handy for zooming in and out, but I never choose it. Why? Because I want to be efficient, so I use the keyboard shortcuts.

The keyboard shortcut for the Zoom tool is on the Mac, Command+Ctrl+Spacebar, on Windows, it's just Ctrl+Spacebar. So that gives you the Zoom tool and you can see there's a little plus inside the Zoom tool cursor. Wherever I click with that plus magnifier, it zooms in. So if I want to zoom in on this little area, I just click on it. It zooms right in on that. Now while I'm still holding down tho...

Zooming and magnifying
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Zooming and magnifying provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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