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#701462 - 14th Jun 2012 8:49am Enlarging image on screen.
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Hi folks. Somebody put a helpful piece on here a few weeks ago about how to enlarge/reduce images on screen. It was mentioned on a thread not connected to computer technology and not an exclusive post. It involved keeping the Ctrl pressed down whilst using the wheel on the mouse. But there is also another key to press. I don't seem to be able to find it. Anybody out there know what else I press? Cheers!

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#701464 - 14th Jun 2012 8:54am Re: Enlarging image on screen. [Re: Alonso]
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Ctrl + to zoom in, Ctrl - to zoom out. smile

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#701467 - 14th Jun 2012 9:00am Re: Enlarging image on screen. [Re: Alonso]
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That was quick and thanks. I was trying to enlarge some print on an Outlook Express e-mail message and it just wasn't working. However, it is working just as you have helpfully pointed out on anything else. Obviously it doesn't control the size of print or images on an Outlook Express e-mail message. Bit baffling. Cheers!

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#701491 - 14th Jun 2012 10:08am Re: Enlarging image on screen. [Re: Alonso]
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Ahh right, I don't use Outlook myself but just did a quick Google, don't know if this is any use?

http://email.about.com/od/outlookexpress..._Mail_WM_OE.htm

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#701495 - 14th Jun 2012 10:32am Re: Enlarging image on screen. [Re: tedmus]
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Thanks for that will give it a try.

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#701512 - 14th Jun 2012 12:01pm Re: Enlarging image on screen. [Re: Alonso]
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and to return back to a normal screen size press ctrl and 0 (zero)

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#701516 - 14th Jun 2012 12:06pm Re: Enlarging image on screen. [Re: Alonso]
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Or if you have a multi touch pad pinch in and out as you would with an iphone smile
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#701543 - 14th Jun 2012 1:52pm Re: Enlarging image on screen. [Re: tedmus]
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Originally Posted By: tedmus
Ctrl + to zoom in, Ctrl - to zoom out. smile

just to clarify, that's the + and - keys on the numeric keypad. ctrl-0 reverts to default on Firefox but doesn't work on IE.

As the OP said, it doesn't work at all in Outlook Express. Typical Micro$oft lack of consistency.

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#701614 - 14th Jun 2012 7:01pm Re: Enlarging image on screen. [Re: MikeT]
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Originally Posted By: MikeT
Originally Posted By: tedmus
Ctrl + to zoom in, Ctrl - to zoom out. smile

just to clarify, that's the + and - keys on the numeric keypad. ctrl-0 reverts to default on Firefox but doesn't work on IE.

As the OP said, it doesn't work at all in Outlook Express. Typical Micro$oft lack of consistency.


I agree, and thanks for your help.

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#701728 - 14th Jun 2012 10:35pm Re: Enlarging image on screen. [Re: MikeT]
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Originally Posted By: MikeT
Originally Posted By: tedmus
Ctrl + to zoom in, Ctrl - to zoom out. smile

just to clarify, that's the + and - keys on the numeric keypad. ctrl-0 reverts to default on Firefox but doesn't work on IE.

As the OP said, it doesn't work at all in Outlook Express. Typical Micro$oft lack of consistency.


have to disagree with you Mike, it does work with I.E. (8, at least) I would be lost without it!

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#701761 - 15th Jun 2012 2:28am Re: Enlarging image on screen. [Re: ]
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Originally Posted By: Croc_
Originally Posted By: MikeT
Originally Posted By: tedmus
Ctrl + to zoom in, Ctrl - to zoom out. smile

just to clarify, that's the + and - keys on the numeric keypad. ctrl-0 reverts to default on Firefox but doesn't work on IE.

As the OP said, it doesn't work at all in Outlook Express. Typical Micro$oft lack of consistency.

Have to disagree with you Mike, it does work with I.E. (8, at least) I would be lost without it!

Have to disagree as well it works (Ctrl + 0) with IE 9 & Opera & Chrome with the funtion key numbers and the keypad numbers
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