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Zooming

Zooming

Zooming a drawing allows you to increase or decrease the magnification. For example you may need to zoom into a small section to check for precise details. Zooming does not change the dimensions of your part. Zooming will occur automatically if Edit | Preferences | Smart Zoom is enabled. If not you will want to periodically choose View | Zoom | To Fit Screen to be sure all parts of your drawing are in view.

 

zoom-to-fit-screen.gif (182 bytes) To fit a drawing to the screen:
  1. Choose View | Zoom | To Fit Screen.
zoom-actual-size.gif (82 bytes) To show a drawing approximately at actual size:
  1. Choose View | Zoom | Actual Size.

Check the screen ruler against a real ruler to be sure your video system is adjusted properly.

zoom-to-selection.gif (188 bytes) To fit selected lines to the screen:
  1. Choose View | Zoom | To Selection.
zoom-in.gif (184 bytes) To enlarge a drawing:
  1. Choose View | Zoom | In.
  2. Left click in the workspace.

or

  1. Click on Zoom button on top toolbar.
  2. Left click in the workspace.

or:

  1. Move the Mouse wheel up in the anti-clockwise direction.
zoom-out.gif (183 bytes) To shrink a drawing:
  1. Choose View | Zoom | Out.

or

  1. Click on Zoom button on top toolbar.
  2. Click right mouse button in the workspace.

or

  1. Move the Mouse wheel down in the clockwise direction.
zoom-to-rectangle.gif (183 bytes) To enlarge a certain area of the drawing:
  1. Choose View | Zoom | To Region or click the Zoom button.
  2. Use the mouse to drag a rectangle around the area to be enlarged.
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