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Flash CS4 Tutorial


How to Zoom In and Zoom Out in Flash



The Zoom tool is used to zoom in and zoom out of the stage.


Step One

Add a rectangular object to the workspace with the Rectangle tool (r key).

Step Two

Select the Zoom tool (m key) and click the workspace multiple times at the rectangle to zoom in.

Step Three

With the Zoom tool still selected, press and hold the Option key (PC-Alt key). The magnifying glass changes from a plus sign to a minus sign.

Step Four

With the minus sign visible, click multiple times to zoom out.

Zoom Shortcut

To quickly zoom in or zoom out, use the Cmd/= (PC-Ctrl/=) to zoom in or Cmd/- (PC-Ctrl/-) to zoom out.

Resetting the Magnification to 100%

To quickly return to 100% magnification, double-click the Zoom tool. The keyboard shortcut is Cmd/1 (PC - Ctrl/1).


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