Zooming

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The following operations can be performed by end-users to zoom in to or out of a map.

Action

Effect

Use the Plus or Minus symbols in the map navigation panel

Click the Plus or Minus symbols in the map navigation panel.

MapNavPanelClickPlusSymbol

Use the track bar slider in the map navigation panel

Select the track bar slider in the map navigation panel by hovering the mouse cursor over the slider. Drag the track bar slider to the right (zoom in) or to the left (zoom out) in the map navigation panel. To stop zooming, release the left mouse button. Note that a tooltip that displays the current zoom level appears below the track bar slider.

MapNavPanelTrackBar

Drag an area on the map while holding the Shift and Ctrl keys

Hold the Shift and Ctrl keys, and the left mouse button. Then, drag the mouse pointer. This draws a rectangle on the map that corresponds to the map zoom region. To zoom into the specified rectangular area, release the left mouse button.

ZoomInSelectMap

Use the "+" or "-" keys

If the "+" key is pressed, the map is zoomed in.

If the "-" key is pressed, the map is zoomed out.

Use the mouse wheel

Scroll the mouse wheel to zoom in to and out of a map.

Use the spread or pinch gesture on a touchscreen device

Zoom in to or out of a map by performing a spread or pinch gesture on any touchscreen device.

Gesture_ZoomIn Gesture_ZoomOut