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Pan and Zoom a Diagram




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Pan across the Diagram View in the following ways:

Use ( ! ), ( " ), ( # ), ( $ ), ( Page Up ), ( Page Down ), ( Home ) and ( End ) when the Diagram View is selected
Use the scrollbars
Use the middle mouse button
Use the Pan & Zoom window


Pan & Zoom Window


You can zoom into and out from a diagram using the zoom buttons on the diagram toolbar, or by using the Diagram | Zoom submenu.




Change the zoom level by 10% by clicking on either the Zoom In (+) or Zoom Out (-) buttons.

Alternatively, select the Zoom In or Zoom Out options from the Diagram | Zoom submenu.

There are three ways to return the diagram to 100%:

Click on the ZoomIcon button
Select Zoom to 100% from the Diagram | Zoom submenu
( Ctrl ) + middle-click the mouse




You can zoom in and out of the main window dynamically by holding ( Ctrl )  and rolling the mouse wheel
Changes in diagram magnification through the zoom options can be saved as permanent changes to the diagram
At high levels of zoom, element features cease to display. This is because of the difficulty the Windows font mapper has in choosing a font for extreme conditions, and the result can look odd