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Change the size of Safari's QuickTime controls Web Browsers
In the past, in-browser QuickTime controls were extremely awkward. Loading an MP3 track in Safari, for instance, would yield controls that were incredibly tiny. Things have gotten a little bit better with the latest Safari release.

You can now use the zoom feature, via the View » Zoom In (or Out) menu items (and their keyboard shortcuts), or by using "pinch-to-zoom" if you're on a laptop.

The controls can now be much larger, although the scrobbling icon is at a fairly poor resolution.

[robg adds: As submitted, this hint discussed QuickTime X as the source of zoomable controller, but it seems to be based on Safari's page zoom feature. Although Firefox also has a page zoom feature, it won't zoom the QuickTime controller. This hint should work in both 10.5 and 10.6.]
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Change the size of Safari's QuickTime controls
Authored by: asmeurer on Sep 22, '09 08:03:20AM

It's strange how the zoomed controller has a bitmap dot that moves along with the movie, but the rest of the controls are vector graphics. Clearly we are still a ways from resolution independence.



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Change the size of Safari's QuickTime controls
Authored by: ejtttje on Sep 23, '09 11:05:25AM

I still wish there was a way to resize the video itself. Why is this still so hard? I have to resort to the full-screen zoom (ctrl-scroll) which mostly serves the purpose.



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