OS X Mavericks: Zoom pane of Accessibility preferences

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Zoom pane of Accessibility preferences

Make items on the screen appear larger.

Option Description

Use keyboard shortcuts to zoom

Use the listed shortcuts to zoom in and out. For example, to zoom in press Option (⌥)-Command (⌘)-Equal Sign (=).

Use scroll gesture with modifier keys to zoom

Hold down the selected modifier key while scrolling with your trackpad or the scroll wheel on your mouse.

For example, with the default trackpad settings, hold down the Control key and drag two fingers up (to zoom in) or down (to zoom out).

Smooth images

Make zoomed images appear smooth.

Zoom follows the keyboard focus

Magnify the area that has the keyboard focus.

Zoom Style

Show the magnified image on the entire display (Fullscreen) or in a window (Picture-in-picture).

More Options

Specify options for full-screen or picture-in-picture zoom.

You can also turn on zoom by pressing Option (⌥)-Command (⌘)-F5.

Published Date: Oct 20, 2015