Adjusting Page Views
The Zoom toolbar and View bar include several ways of adjusting magnification.
- The Zoom In and Zoom Out tools let you adjust the magnification of the document.
- The Dynamic Zoom tool lets you zoom in or out by dragging the mouse on the page.
- The Loupe tool helps you adjust the magnification of page areas by using a removable window.
A. Zoom In
B. Zoom Out
C. Dynamic Zoom
D. Loupe Tool
To increase or decrease magnification, do one of the following:
- Click the Zoom Out button or the Zoom In button on the View bar, or select a magnification percentage from the Zoom menu.
- Choose the Zoom Out tool or the Zoom In tool from the Zoom toolbar, and then click on the page. To zoom in on a specific area, use the Zoom In tool to draw a rectangle and the area you’ve selected will display in full window. When you’ve finished zooming, you can press Esc to select Hand tool.
- Choose the Dynamic Zoom tool on the Zoom toolbar and drag up to zoom in or drag down to zoom out.
Note: When the Zoom In tool is selected you can hold down Ctrl while clicking or dragging to zoom out and vice versa.
To use the Loupe tool to view the PDF document:
- Choose Tools > Zoom > Loupe, or select the Loupe tool in the toolbar.
- Click the location on the page where you want to explore. A blue rectangle box will appear, along with the Loupe Tool magnification window.
- Drag the blue rectangle box over the area you want to view in detail and an enlarged view of the area will appear in the Loupe Tool window.
- You can click or in the Loupe Tool window to adjust the magnification level, or input a custom magnification directly in the zoom field. You can also adjust the size of the Loupe Tool window by placing the pointer over the edge until the double-arrow icon appears. Then you can drag to the desired size.
To use a page thumbnail to view the PDF document:
- Choose View > Navigation Panels > Pages, or select the Pages Panel from the Navigation Panels (Left Toolbar). Each thumbnail represents a document page.
- Locate the thumbnail for the current page, put the pointer over the one of the corners of the page-view box until the pointer changes to .
- Drag the corner of the page-view box to reduce or expand the view of the page.
- Move the pointer over the border of the page-view box until the pointer changes to the hand icon and drag the page view box over the thumbnail to change the area of the page showing in the document panel.
To change page size to fit the window:
- Choose View > Zoom > Fit Page, or click in the View bar to resize the page to fit entirely in the window.
- Choose View > Zoom > Fit Width, or click in the View bar to resize the page to fit the width of the window.
- Choose View > Zoom > Fit Height to resize the page to fit the height of the window.
- Choose View > Zoom > Fit Visible to resize the page views to fit the size of the window.
- Choose View > Zoom > Actual Size, or click in the View bar to restore the page to actual size. The actual size for a PDF page is typically 100%, but the document may have been set for another magnification level when it was created.
Note: To see Hot Keystrokes for resizing the document, open the View menu and notice the shortcuts for each command.