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How to Use Zoom in Google

How to Use Zoom in Google

Liza Brown
Liza Brown Originally published Jul 14, 22, updated Jul 14, 22

Zoom in and out is a feature in every presentation/editing tool, but we generally forget its importance until it is unavailable, and you will need alternatives. You imagine a situation where you will have to zoom in on the sheet in the presentation because your client is sitting far from the projector. After the presentation, you will have to zoom out, so the sheet becomes normal. Zoom in google is our daily activity on a computer.

Previously there were no such options in Google sheet to zoom or out. But, now Google has come up with this new feature. This article will explore the steps to zoom in and out of the whole page and the elements of Google Chrome. Now we will know about several ways of using the Zoom control. Let's start.

In this article
  1. Part 1: 6 Steps for using Zoom control in Google
  2. Part 2: How to Use the Zoom Control on Google Docs
    1. 1. Use the zoom controller in Google sheets with Built-in Functionality?
    2. 2. Use the zoom controller manually in Google Sheets by using the browser?
    3. 3. How to use the Zoom controller in Mobile
    4. 4. How to make Google earth zoom-in video

Part 1: 6 Steps for using Zoom control in Google

Step1Using the keyboard to use the zoom control

The Easiest and quickest way of using Zoom control is keyboard shortcuts. You will have to press Ctrl and then “+” sign to zoom in; to zoom out, you will have to press Ctrl and – sign. If you want to return to the default size, click on Ctrl and press "0".

Step2Using Zoom control from the menu

Users can even use Google Zoom to control their main menu if you want to find the zoom control, tap or click on the Menu button of chrome.

Step3Using zoom control

In the zoom-in Google section, you will have to tap or click on the "+" option to zoom in and click on the – sign to zoom out. After completion, you can press the ESC key to hide the menu.

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Step4Making Zoom adjustments

Once you are done using Google Zoom, users can make adjustments using a magnifying glass, which appears in the address bar. Click on that and press "+" to zoom in and – to zoom out, or you can press the reset button to come back to default level.

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Step5Changing the Zoom level

You can even set the custom zoom level so that each web page opens up with the text at a large size while launching. You can click on the menu button of chrome, then tap on the Settings option.

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Step6Set zoom level

You can type "Page Zoom" in the search box. You can even click on the appearance on the left side. Click on the drop-down menu and tap on default zoom.

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Part 2: How to Use the Zoom Control on Google Docs

Step1Open the document.

Step2Click on the Zoom button.

Step3Select the zoom level.

This article will discuss the information on Zoom into Google Docs.

Several options are shared in all Google Apps. Users can share the Google files such as slideshows, spreadsheets, and documents from Google Drive or in-app. You can derive the zoom settings and many more in the app or drive.

Many productive applications we use on the PC will have a hundred percent zoom level which is the default. Depending upon the distance you sit from your monitor or the visual quality, the zoom level will be decided. If you find reading the word on the PC screen difficult, you must change the zoom level in your Google Docs.

Most applications specify a hundred percent as their default zoom level. But if you want to change the size to more minor or more extensive, you can use the zoom controller. Let's see the steps of zoom into Google docs.

Step1Sign in to Google Drive and open your documents where you want to zoom in or out.

Step2Click or Tap on the zoom button in the toolbar above the document and then choose the predefined zoom levels, or you can manually enter the preferred zoom level in the space.

1. Use the zoom controller in Google sheets with Built-in Functionality?

It is a functionality of Google sheets that allows using the zoom controller. Here are the steps of using the Zoom feature in Google sheets:

Step1Tap on the Zoom option in the toolbar. It will show a drop-down option with several zoom levels.

Step2Choose the level you wish. You can choose from the existing one or manually enter the value. You must know that if you prefer more petite than a hundred percent, it will get smaller, and if you choose more than a hundred, it will get bigger.

Step3You can even veg the same options while you click File Tab and linger the cursor on zoom options.

2. Use the zoom controller manually in Google Sheets by using the browser?

You can even change the zoom level by changing the zoom value manually in the browser. Here are some steps for changing the zoom level on the Google sheets in the chrome browser:

Step1Tap on the control and customize icon in the Google browser to control the Zoom controller in chrome.

Step2In options, you can change the zoom level by tapping on the minus or plus sign.

Step3You can even find a similar option to zoom in on other browsers.

3. How to use the Zoom controller in Mobile

When you are using an iOS or Android device, you can pinch the screen to zoom in and slide two fingers apart to zoom out.

4. How to make Google earth zoom-in video

Do you also want to make a fantastic Google earth zoom-in video? Then let's see the steps for making this:

  1. Open the Google Earth pro
  2. Click on tools
  3. In the drop-down, click on "movie maker." After clicking on this, a pop-up will appear.
  4. Click on the first option, "live keyboard and mouse."
  5. Then, click on browse to save the file.
  6. Type the place name on the left-hand search bar.
  7. Tap on "Earth." It will take you to the place.
  8. Zoom out the earth, open the "Movie maker" box, and click on "Create Movie."
  9. Click on the city name to see the Google earth zoom-in video.
  10. After the video is done, you can click on "Stop Recording."

Conclusion

This article covers how to enlarge and reduce the screen size in Google Chrome. You can enlarge and reduce your images' display using the Zoom feature if you want to control the size of a browser page's content. If you're using a touchscreen device, zoom in and then use two fingers to navigate the browser screen. Moreover, if you want to see the zoom level in the sheet, it can automatically become the new default. Users can zoom out the spreadsheet by VIEW>Zoom.

Liza Brown
Liza Brown Jul 14, 22
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