Change Zoom advanced options for accessibility on Mac
On your Mac, use the Advanced options of Accessibility Zoom preferences to set appearance, control and focus options for the selected zoom style (Full screen, Split screen or Picture-in-picture).
To change these preferences, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Accessibility , click Zoom, then click Advanced.
Continuously with pointer
Make the screen image move with the pointer.
Only when the pointer reaches an edge
Prevent the screen image from moving until you move the pointer to an edge of the screen.
So the pointer is at or near the centre of the zoomed image
Keep the centre point of the screen image near the pointer.
Restore zoom factor on startup
Apply the current zoom factor whenever you turn on zoom or start up your Mac.
While using the Split screen or Picture-in-picture zoom style, invert the colours of the contents in the window. If the screen shows black on white, the zoom window shows white on black.
Make zoomed screen images appear smooth.
Flash screen when notification banner appears outside zoom view
Flash the screen when a notification arrives if the upper-right corner of the screen isn’t shown in the zoom area.
Keep zoom window stationary
While using the Picture-in-picture zoom style, keep the zoom window in one location on the screen.
Adjust size and location
While using the Split screen or Picture-in-picture zoom style, change the size and position of the zoom area or window.
If you select the option in the Controls pane to use keyboard shortcuts to adjust the zoom window, you can easily resize and reposition the window while working:
Hold to temporarily toggle zoom
Temporarily zoom in or out on the screen when you press and hold the Control and Option keys at the same time.
Hold to temporarily detach zoom view from pointer
If the screen is zoomed in, making it difficult to see information displayed under the pointer, press and hold the Control and Command keys at the same time to hide the pointer and move the zoom view without changing the location of the pointer.
Press F to toggle between full screen and picture-in-picture zoom
Press the Control, Command and F keys at the same time to switch between zoom styles.
Use keyboard shortcuts to adjust zoom window
Change the size and position of the zoom window while working using the indicated keyboard shortcuts.
Use trackpad gesture to zoom
Zoom using the indicated trackpad gestures.
Set range for rapid zooming in and out
Set the maximum and minimum levels of magnification.
Follow Focus options
Follow keyboard focus
Magnify the area of the screen that has the keyboard focus all the time, just when typing or never.
Move screen image when focus item is
Move the screen image when the item that has keyboard focus is off-centre or is on or near an edge of the screen.
When focus changes, the screen image moves
When the keyboard focus changes to another item, move the screen image so the item is at or near the centre of the image, or move the screen image just enough to show the item.
The speed at which the screen image moves to follow the keyboard focus. Drag the slider anywhere between Slow and Fast.