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One of the features of version 4 of Safari is that it preserves the layout of a webpage when you zoom in or out (Command-Plus and Command-Minus, or use the View menu bar item). This is because, unlike previous versions, any element on the webpage is also zoomed, not just the text.

One pleasant side effect of this is that you can emulate Excel's Zoom Out/In feature on Google Doc's spreadsheets with version 4 of Safari. This allows you to see more of your spreadsheet when required.

[robg adds: This also works in Firefox, and probably any other browser that supports full-page zoom.]
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Zoom out to see more of a Google Docs spreadsheet
Authored by: David Allen on Sep 18, '09 09:38:32AM
This is because, unlike previous versions, any element on the webpage is also zoomed, not just the text.

Which, thank the gods, can be toggled off with View>Zoom Text Only!

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David Austin Allen
Monterrey, NL, MX

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Zoom out to see more of a Google Docs spreadsheet
Authored by: joseph.chapman on Sep 23, '09 11:31:27AM

Actually, I've been waiting for this for years!
The only other browser that does this is Opera.
Finally! Now I can get the browser to display pages correctly on wide monitors (iMac, MBP display, HDTV) with the non-text stuff rendered at the same scale as the author intended.



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