Questions tagged [zooming]

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Disallow web page from disabling horizontal page panning in Chrome

I set the font size on my Android phone rather small. Sometimes I need to use my fingers to zoom in on a region. Then I would touch that region of the page to pan-scroll the page horizontally to read ...
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How to sett Samsung Note app to open a file in landscape mode automatically zoomed-in to 200%?

I have Samsung Galaxy smartphone with Android version 11.0. There is an installed 'Samsung Notes' text editor on this smartphone. I like 'Samsung Notes' very much! I use 'Samsung Notes' in landscape ...
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IBM website zoomed in too far in various browsers

Android 11; Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-S205G) I've had a long-standing problem on my Android phone with IBM Community forum websites. Forum postings like this one are zoomed in too far. I can't read the ...
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How do I improve audio quality when calling with 3rd party apps? (e.g. Messenger, Discord, Zoom, etc.)

When I use apps like Discord, Facebook Messenger, Zoom, and Google Meets to call people, it compresses the audio like it would in a normal phone call, even though using those same apps from the ...
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Turn off the Cell Radio?

Any way to simply turn off the cell phone radio? This need has come up in ZOOM sessions using the zoom app because that app uses the "phone audio" rather than "media audio" As a ...
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Camera zooming by using Bluetooth buttons that act as volume buttons

I have a Huawei P30 Pro and this Bluetooth camera shutter. The shutter had dedicated buttons for zooming. Sadly, the volume buttons on the P30 just act as a shutter (the zooming buttons on the ...
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Zoom In And Zoom Out In Clash Of Clans Running On Android X86

Hey guys am running Android x86 9.0 r2 on my pc and its running great, i am playing clash of clans on it and it works great but i can't zoom out as we do on phone as pinch like with two fingers, I don'...
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magnifier glass app, on fingertip only [closed]

I am looking for an app (maybe it never existed and I imagined it), but it is a screen magnifier that only magnifies a small circle around your fingertip, like the equivalent of a 5 letter word, ideal ...
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zooming in and out using mouse scroll wheel

I searched desperately for a way to do that but in vain. so far it looks like the only way for zooming using mouse in android is clicking twice the left button and dragging up or down, which is very ...
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What internet browsers are able to provide text wrapping (fitting the screen) when zooming (beside Opera)? [closed]

I am not sure I am using the proper terms, therefore I will exemplify them with screenshots. Please help me improve my terminology if I am wrong. (I'm not sure Browser which always allows scale/zoom? ...
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How to zoom in and out using bluetooth mouse?

We zoom in and out using two fingers in an android app such as PDF viewer or map. If I use a bluetooth mouse, how can I do this? The wheel does not seem to work for this purpose.
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Disable cursor and automatic zoom into textbox in Firefox

I have Firefox installed in my Android devices (phone and tablet). Everytime I open a new site (say bookzz.org ), the cursor is automatically in the textbox, the page is zoomed in and the on-screen ...
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How decrease font or make text readable in Android Chrome?

Output in Android Chrome where you see classroom not visible in timetable, but I see it with my PC. Portrait and landscape views have the same problem. Fig. 1 Landscape view Phone: Oneplus 2. OS: ...
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How do I zoom web pages?

I'm using Android 4.2.2 on my Q.mobile. I am trying to zoom a (or any) web page on Chrome by double tapping or by swiping two fingers but nothing happened. I also tried the same thing using the built-...
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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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How to zoom in a web browser 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? [closed]

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 sliding/...
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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.
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