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asked 2017-10-13 06:46:19 +0200

Elenita gravatar image

Also some of my already saved documents do not show correctly. Letters are very very small and not readable! I can not bring anything in the normal size.

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answered 2017-10-13 07:15:39 +0200

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updated 2017-10-13 07:37:26 +0200

Hi, Elenita!

In relation to the problem ("I can not bring anything in the normal size"): have you tried the zoom function?

To zoom in/out on a Mac it's while holding down command, use the mouse wheel.

I don't own a windows computer, but since the windows equivalent of the Command key is the Windows key, I assume the process is while holding down the windows key, use the mouse wheel.

If you have a windows computer and that doesn't work, try holding down the other keys individually (Ctrl/Alt) and scrolling with the mouse wheel.

Please let me know if that answered that section of your question.

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• The first is related to "everything being small in a new document",

• The second is "some of my already saved documents do not show correctly. Letters are very very small and not readable",

• Finally the third is "not being able to bring anything into the normal size".

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Cheers :)

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@appreciatethehelp The 'Ctrl' (Win & Linux) key is the equivalent to the 'Command' key. You'll find this in almost every chapter of the LO documentation.

Ratslinger gravatar imageRatslinger ( 2017-10-13 07:42:55 +0200 )edit

Thanks. And yes I have a desktop pc with windows 10. Before I received your answer, I tried something even easier :) Turn fonds to Times New Roman 78 !!!!! So everything is huge........... Thanks anyway

Elenita gravatar imageElenita ( 2017-10-13 14:20:41 +0200 )edit

Sorry guys, I didn't realize the windows equivalent keys are different in LO compared with using them outside of it. I got the list of equivalent keys from here:

Glad you found something that worked though!

appreciatethehelp gravatar imageappreciatethehelp ( 2017-10-13 16:12:30 +0200 )edit

answered 2017-10-13 07:13:38 +0200

Ratslinger gravatar image


Although not definitive using the word "some", it's possible the zoom factor was changed. Please see answer in this post.

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