Visual Studio 2013: Zooming In and Out of Text in the Editor

This week I thought we would focus on some fun quickies that have been in Visual Studio since at least VS2010. The first one we will look at is simply zooming your text in the editor. The concept is really simple. For example, you may want to go from this:   To this:   Being…


Video: Zoom In or Out of the Text Editor

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Zoom in or out of text in the Editor

Keyboard:  CTRL + SHIFT + >; CTRL + SHIFT + <Command:  View.ZoomInVersions:  2010Published:  1/8/2010Code:  vstipEdit0003   You can change the zoom factor for text using the Zoom combo box in the lower left-hand corner of the Editor.  Simply choose a pre-determined size or type in a value of your own.


Zoom in or out of text in the Editor using the mouse wheel

Keyboard:  CTRL + Mouse WheelCommand:  View.ZoomInVersions:  2010Published:  1/7/2010Code:  vstipEdit0002   There is a great new feature in the editor that allows you to instantly change the zoom factor of text.  Just hold down your CTRL key and use the wheel on your mouse to zoom in or out.