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Zoom

Toolbar: View > Zoom Window ()

Menu: View > Zoom > Zoom

Keyboard: ZOOM

Alias: Z, RTZOOM

Experience Level: Advanced

Enlarges or reduces the display of the active drawing. To examine a drawing more closely, you can zoom into it. Doing this makes the drawing appear larger on the screen so you can see more detail. When you zoom in or out, you enlarge or reduce the display in five-percent increments.

 

 

Zoom in.

Zoom out.


TIP If your mouse has a center wheel, you can use it to zoom in and out by pressing Shift or Ctrl while rolling the mouse wheel up or down.


Zoom: In Out All Center Extents Left Previous Right Window <Scale (nx)>: To specify the scale, enter the magnification value. To zoom in, choose In. To zoom out, choose Out. To display the entire drawing, choose All. To view a window defined by a center point and the magnification value or height, choose Center. To display the drawing extents, choose Extents. To view a window by selecting the desired area in the drawing, choose Dynamic. To view a window defined by the left point and the magnification value or height, choose Left. To return to the previous display, choose Previous. To view a window defined by the right point and the magnification value or height, choose Right. To view a window defined by specifying two (opposite) corners, choose Window.

To view a window by defining the center point and magnification or height

 

Current view showing the point to be centered in the new view (A) and the new view zoomed using a scale factor of 2x.

Choose Center.

Center of view <3.9958,-90.8158,0.0000>: To accept the current setting, press Enter. To use a different center, specify a point or enter a new value.

Enter zoom factor (nX/nXP), or view height <12.1193>: To accept the current view height, press Enter. To change the view height, specify a point. To select the zoom factor, enter a value.

To view a window by selecting the desired area in the drawing

Choose Dynamic.

Move the box to the area you want to view.

Resize the box to include the desired detail.

Press Enter.

To view a window by defining the left corner and magnification or height

Lower left corner: Specify a point or enter a new value.

Enter zoom factor (nX/nXP), or view height: To accept the current view height, press Enter. To change the view height, specify a point. To select the zoom factor, enter a value.

To view a window by defining the right corner and magnification or height

Upper right corner: Specify a point or enter a new value.

Enter zoom factor (nX/nXP), or view height: To accept the current view height, press Enter. To change the view height, specify a point. To select the zoom factor, enter a value.

To view a window by specifying two points

 

 

To specify a rectangular window around the area you want to magnify, first select one corner (A) and then select the opposite corner (B).

Result.

Choose Window.

First corner: Specify the first corner of the window into which you want to zoom.

Opposite corner: Specify the opposite corner.

Pan

Combine zooming and panning

Zoom in real time

Zoom in to an area using a window

Zoom to a specific scale relative to the current display

Zoom using a mouse with a wheel

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