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81 Zoom In and Out with the Overview Palette
83 Magnify Your Work
Whether you're making changes to a photograph or some artwork you've created yourself, you must be able to view the image clearly to make precise changes. Typically, this means zooming in on some area that doesn't look right so that you can discern the problem, and later zooming back out again to see whether the change you made looks right when the image is viewed at its regular size . To zoom in on an image and back out again, use the Zoom tool and its Tool Options buttons .
To zoom quickly, click the image with the Zoom tool. Right-click to zoom back out.
To zoom in on a particular area of an image, simply drag with the Zoom tool to select the area. The selected area is enlarged to fit the size of the image window.
80. Zoom In and Out with the Zoom Tool
Select the Pan/Zoom Tool
Click the Pan or Zoom button on the Tools toolbar.
You don't actually have to choose the Zoom tool if you simply want to use the controls on the Tool Options palette to zoomso just click whichever button is currently displayed.
Choose a Zoom Amount
The Tool Options palette for the Zoom tool provides many ways in which you can zoom. To view an image at a particular zoom level (such as 50%), type that percentage in the Zoom (%) box.
To zoom to 50%, 200%, 500%, or 1,000% and increase the size of the image window to fit the available workspace , click the Presets button, select a zoom amount, and click OK .
To zoom gradually, click either of the Zoom by 1 Step buttonsif you click the 1 Minus button, you'll zoom out gradually; if you click the Zoom Plus button, you'll zoom in gradually.
To zoom in or out more quickly, click either of the Zoom by 5 Steps buttons. To view the image at 100% (actual size), click the Actual Size button.
If your mouse has a scroll wheel, you can use it to zoom in and out: Roll the wheel up to zoom in or down to zoom out.
The image window can be larger or smaller than the image; to shrink the window so that it fits the image exactly, click the Fit Window to Image button. To enlarge the image to fit the size of the window, click the Fit to Window button instead. To enlarge the image to fit the available workspace, click View Full Size .