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Zoom in to take closer pictures


If it's touchscreen, touch the screen with two fingers and spread them out. Pinch to zoom out, un-pinch to zoom in. If that doesn't work, try to volume buttons on the side

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How do I get the pinch and zoom to work on Toshiba satelite


Open the "Control Panel" Then change from "Category" in the upper right of the screen to "Large icons". Then find the "Mouse" icon. From there you can change settings for everything related to your mouse.

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Disable the pinch zoom


go to the touchpad icon on the tool bar normally on the far right and right click on it and open that menu it should be located in there.

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Can I disable the pinch-zoom from the mouse pad?


Hi,

Go to the touchpad icon on the taskbar and go to the pointing device properties . Go to the device settings tab, then click the settings button. On the left hand side there is a menu of items to select, click on pinch zoom and unclick the enable zoom box, press apply and ok. This should solve your problem.

Please let me know whether this works.

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Toshiba Laptop spontaneous font size change


Disable the dreadful "pinch-zoom" of the Snyaptics touch pad.
How it is supposed to be used is at
http://www.synaptics.com/solutions/technology/gestures/touchpad . However, I tried these "gestures" and none of it worked on my touchpad.

On Windows7, one can disable this poor excuse for a feature by going to Control Panel->Hardware and sound->Devices and printers->Mouse->Device Settings->Settings [button half-way down, on the right]->pinch zoom. Then uncheck "enable pinch zoom".

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The zoom level on my new acer lap top keeps changing i have been in the control panel to try and stop it but to no avail its very annoying


Go to Control Panel > Mouse > Device Settings > Settings > Advanced Gestures > Pinch

(or alternatively right-click the Synaptics Pointing Device icon in your taskbar and select Pointing Device Properties)

Untick the box that says 'Enable Pinch'. This will disable the zooming.

I hope this helps, this is sooo annoying! I havent been able to do much on my acer at all because of the irratic zooming!
--Heidi.

Sep 13, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

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I can't kill the zoom feature on my Acer Laptop. It is a pain.


Go to Control Panel > Mouse > Device Settings > Settings > Advanced Gestures > Pinch

(or alternatively right-click the Synaptics Pointing Device icon in your taskbar and select Pointing Device Properties)

Untick the box that says 'Enable Pinch'. This will disable the zooming.

Additionally, you might be suffering the same problem as I was which was I had no idea how to use the zoom and that's why I wanted to lock it. Having Google stuck on too-big-to-navigate-properly or too-small-to-read for days at a time prompted me to learn. I've since decided the zoom is useful and I'm keeping the feature enabled.

Here is what Synaptics have to say about the 'pinch' gesture:
The Pinch gesture delivers zooming functionality in many applications. The Pinch gesture can be used to perform the same function as a scroll wheel on standard Windows applications that support CTRL-SCROLL WHEEL zoom functionality.

To perform a pinch gesture, place two fingers on the TouchPad surface. Move them closer together or further apart. To zoom in, place your fingers on the TouchPad surface near to each other and then slide them apart. To zoom out, begin by placing your fingers apart and then moving them closer together.

The best zooming experience results when the finger tips of the two fingers are used for the gesture.

That will hopefully be of assistance if you want to learn how to use the zoom rather than disable it. It took some practice but I can do it now without a problem so can fix windows when I accidentally zoom on them.

Aug 03, 2009 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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Aspire one ZG5 CCHANGES THE ZOOM LEVEL ON ITS OWN


Go to Control Panel > Mouse > Device Settings > Settings > Advanced Gestures > Pinch

(or alternatively right-click the Synaptics Pointing Device icon in your taskbar and select Pointing Device Properties)

Untick the box that says 'Enable Pinch'. This will disable the zooming.

Additionally, you might be suffering the same problem as I was which was I had no idea how to use the zoom and that's why I wanted to lock it. Once I learned, I've decided the zoom is useful and I'm keeping the feature enabled.

Here is what Synaptics have to say about the 'pinch' gesture:
The Pinch gesture delivers zooming functionality in many applications. The Pinch gesture can be used to perform the same function as a scroll wheel on standard Windows applications that support CTRL-SCROLL WHEEL zoom functionality.

To perform a pinch gesture, place two fingers on the TouchPad surface. Move them closer together or further apart. To zoom in, place your fingers on the TouchPad surface near to each other and then slide them apart. To zoom out, begin by placing your fingers apart and then moving them closer together.

The best zooming experience results when the finger tips of the two fingers are used for the gesture.

That will hopefully be of assistance if you want to learn how to use the zoom rather than disable it.

Jun 04, 2009 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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I want to disable the automatic zoom on the computer mousepad.


ACER ASPIRE (MINES 5735 )

DO THE FOLLOWING AND THERE BE NO MORE FRUSTRATING RANDOM ZOOMS.

step 1: Go to CONTROL PANEL.
step 2: under hardware and sound select MOUSE (mouse properties box)
step 3: select the DEVICE SETTINGS TAB (at top right)
step 4: select SETTINGS.
step 5: select the +box next to POINTER MOTION, then under momentum select PINCH.

step 6: DESELECT ENABLE PINCH.
step 7: press apply and ok.

Mar 14, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5735 Notebook

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Touch pad resizing screen - how do i stop it


Go on to Control Panel

Select 'Mouse'

Go to 'Device Settings'

Click 'Settings'

Go to 'Pointer Motion' and expand using the + sign

Go to Pinch and disable the Pinch function using the tick box

Click apply

Click OK.

Send me £10! (hehe, it was pissing me right off too)

Jan 17, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

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