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Tip of the day - zooming

Martin Wynne

West of the Severn UK
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helpful replies.

To zoom the trackpad you probably use the mouse wheel. Which can be a bit jumpy.

There is an alternative if you prefer, to zoom the trackpad as a mouse action. This allows very smooth and precise zooming when you need it:


There is a button on the panning controls panel, but it is a normal CTRL+F1 (or just 1) mouse action if you prefer the keyboard shortcuts.

Alternatively when using the mouse wheel there are some options to control the way the screen responds to mouse-wheel zooming:


The above option ensures that whatever is under the mouse remains visible as you zoom, even if it is close to the edge of the screen.

If you are used to such an option in your CAD software, you can set Templot to correspond.



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