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Screen size too large! ( Dell Laptop)

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Vampyria, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. Vampyria

    Vampyria New commenter

    Would be grateful for any advice re solving the above!
    This happened during normal usage ( though I know the cat walked across keyboard earlier! ) and have tried adjusting the resolution and print size to no avail. Still unable to restore to original 'setting'.
    The screen isn't overly large-it just means some content won't fit within screen width and print is larger then before.
    Many thanks in advance!
     
  2. catmother

    catmother Star commenter

    Did you try the zoom feature in tools?
     
  3. marlin

    marlin Star commenter Forum guide

    Look at the bottom right of the screen can you see 150% (or another number) click on that to change zoom level.

    Or hold control down and press the minus key.

    Or go to view on the tool bar and find zoom in the drop down menu.

     
  4. Vampyria

    Vampyria New commenter

    Thanks a lot folks!
    Completely forgot about the zoom which used to be on bottom right of screen!
    *Confirms my suspicion about the cat, though in the past this resulted in the screen being rotated* [​IMG]
     
  5. giraffe

    giraffe New commenter

    Sounds like your cat is having a laugh.
    Even quicker way to change size - hold down control while scrolling up or down with mouse wheel or pad
    A handy way to zoom out the ads down the side of TES forums too
     
  6. Vampyria

    Vampyria New commenter

    Thanks Giraffe. Will bookmark this thread, for next time!
    The rotating screen though usually occurred late at night ( tired ) when I had something important to complete for next day! Frantically trying to remember the 'code' to restore it. Once I had to finish something with screen rotated 90 deg! [​IMG]
     

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