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why does screen get large at times

109 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Feb 14, 2013 4:41 PM by Malcolm J. Rayfield RSS
mppolzin Calculating status...
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Feb 14, 2013 3:09 PM

At times when I move my mouse the screen expands and gets larger print font, I have no idea what I am doing with the mouse, or better yet how to turn it back to normal

iMac (27-inch, Late 2012), iOS 6.1.1
  • Grant Bennet-Alder Level 8 Level 8 (48,145 points)
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    Feb 14, 2013 3:36 PM (in response to mppolzin)

    System preferences > Universal access > seeing

     

    you have blundered into built-in aids for uses who want visual enhancements.

    Mac Pro (Early 2009), Mac OS X (10.6.8), & Server, PPC, & AppleTalk Printers
  • Malcolm J. Rayfield Level 5 Level 5 (4,510 points)
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    Feb 14, 2013 4:41 PM (in response to mppolzin)

    If the Control key is being pressed when you scroll, the screen will zoom.  With some keyboards the Control key is at the lower corner, so it is possible to accidentally press it.

     

    To unzoom, hold the Control key and scroll in the other direction.

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