Using the Zoom tools

  1. Click the Zoom In button Zoom In button, Zoom Out button Zoom Out button, or Continuous Zoom/Pan button Continuous Zoom/Pan on the Navigation toolbar. Alternatively, you can click Tools, point to Navigation, then click Zoom In or Zoom Out.
  2. When using the Zoom In or Zoom Out tools, click on the map or click and drag to create a box to which to zoom.
  3. Using the Continuous Zoom/Pan tool, click and drag down on the display to zoom in, or drag up on the display to zoom out. Right-click the Continuous Zoom/Pan tool to Pan the map.
  4. You can also use the mouse wheel to zoom in and out. Roll the wheel away from you to zoom out and roll the wheel toward you to zoom in. You will need to click on the map display to set the focus before using the mouse wheel. Additionally, as you roll the mouse wheel, you can hold down CTRL to zoom at a finer rate similar to ArcMap.
  5. You can click with the mouse wheel to recenter the map.
  6. You can drag with the mouse wheel held down to pan the map.

  1. Zoom In and Zoom Out are only available for use with 2D maps. Continuous zoom is available for both 2D and 3D maps.
  2. To display the map as it was originally published, click the File menu and click Reload.
  3. If the layer doesn't draw when you move around the data frame, it may have a scale range set that prevents the layer from displaying on the map at certain scales. Right-click the layer in the table of contents, click Properties, then use the Layer Properties dialog box to determine how the scale range is set. Alternatively, you can right-click the layer and click Zoom To Make Visible.

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Published 6/8/2010