For questions about "zooming" (magnifying or shrinking a portion of a page).

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How to Pinch Zoom on device with no touchscreen, like an Android Stick?

I have some Android TV "sticks", such as the RK3188, which is basically a tablet minus the screen. You control them using keyboard and a mouse. The problem is, I have no way to zoom in or out in the ...
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Magnify (zoom) part of image application

I'd like to edit an image to add a "magnifying glass" ring with a magnified region inside, like in the screenshot below. The standard Gallery editing tools can't do that, and I've tried a few other ...
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Is it possible to zoom in on any text in an app in realtime?

I have an app that has tiny tiny writing that I need to read and I can't take a hundred screenshots to zoom in to read each one and the developer has yet to fix it but I was wondering if there was a ...
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Browser which always allows scale/zoom?

I absolutely 100% hate, hate, hate mobile-optimized design sites, particularly ones that disable zooming. Up until now, I've done pretty well spoofing a desktop user agent to get the full pages, but ...
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How can I enlarge the fonts on Wikipedia in Chrome?

On most web sites, when I look at them with Chrome on my phone (a Nexus 4 running stock Android 4.2.2), I can adjust the font size by double-tapping a column of text to make it widen to fill the ...
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Annoying “unzoom” when browsing text

The following happens in various applications such as more than one type of web browser and Adobe's PDF reader. I'm scrolling through text at a comfortable zoom level, and then suddenly, I touch the ...
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Zoom in/out via external keyboard

In there a way to get the effect of (zoom out/pinch put)/in with external mouse and or/keyboard? For games like angry birds or using google earth.
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images blurry in stock browser

How do I disable the automatic zoom-in in stock browser? It makes the images very blurry and eye strain. What I want is small but sharp (which is what opera does)
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zoom on an android tv?

I have a TV that runs android 2.2. It can take a USB mouse and keyboard, and I'm running the dolphin web browser on an auto-refreshed page for digital signage. Only thing is, I can't get it to zoom in ...
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Are they any browsers without double-tap zoom feature?

I am looking for a browser to use on an Android tablet or mobile device that either does not have a double-tap zoom feature or where the double-tap zoom feature can be disabled. There are other uses ...
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How can I zoom without multitouch in Adobe PDF Reader?

How can zoom in Adobe PDF Reader without using multitouch? I can double-tap to zoom but it is just one level of zoom. How can I zoom more?
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Is there a zoom and timer functionality on Nexus S camera?

If not, is there another app that gives this functionality?
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Pinch-zoom not pure zoom in Web browser on HTC Desire Z because text is auto-re-formatted: irritating / layouts break

When I (multi-touch) pinch to zoom and release my fingers from touching the screen to see the zoomed display, the Android web browser on the HTC Desire Z performs a shrink-to-fit re-format of the page ...
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pdf reader which has zoom and width locking? [closed]

I have both Adobe Reader and EZPDF. Are are both lacking. I want to lock the width and zoom and everything once I have a pdf open to my preferred settings. I just want to page up or down when ...
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In camera apps, if zoom is digital, how is (auto) focus achieved?

In almost all Android devices, zoom is digital -- there just isn't a mechanism for changing the length of the barrel and gathering more info. So how is focus achieved? If you're not physically ...
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In camera apps, is “zoom” a digital zoom, or an optical zoom?

In some camera apps (native camera app in 2.2, Camera 360), "zoom" zooms in on the image -- filling the entire screen with a closer-in view of what you're shooting. In at least one app (Vignette [see ...
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Can a Dream's camera really zoom from the camera app?

I upgraded my HTC Dream to CM6.1, and the camera app now has a zoom option. Is this a real zoom, or just a digital blow-up of the image? I'm guessing the latter.