ZOOM function in Editor View - Trados Studio 2011 Starter?
Thread poster: Allison Wright

Allison Wright  Identity Verified
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Oct 1, 2012

I cannot find any Zoom function, and SDL online help returns 0 results.

Is there any way in Editor view to zoom in to the tiny text on my screen?
It is legible. I can see it. It would just be nice to have it a little larger.

TIA


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Emma Goldsmith  Identity Verified
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How to enlarge tiny text Oct 1, 2012

There's no Zoom function, that's why you won't find it in the Online Help.
Solution:
Go to Tools>Options>Editor>Font Adaptation, enable “Adapt font sizes” and define the font size you are comfortable with.

If you want to learn more about font sizes and display in Studio, I blogged about this topic at Signs & Symptoms of Translation. Happy reading!

Edited to add: I see Claire answered at the same time, so now you've got two replies for the price of one!

[Edited at 2012-10-01 12:35 GMT]


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Claire Cox
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Tools>Options>Editor>Font Adaptation Oct 1, 2012

Hi Allison,

This is what I was told for Studio 2009:

To expand the font, go via Tools>Options>Editor>Font Adaptation:

As it says here, it makes the text easier to read but has no effect on the generated document.

Ignore the Custom language fonts, this is destined to be used for unusual languages that have to be presented in a particular type of font, Cyrillic for example, or the characters don't come out correctly.

Hope this helps,

Claire

PS. @ Emma: Snap!


[Edited at 2012-10-01 12:26 GMT]


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Allison Wright  Identity Verified
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Thank you Oct 1, 2012

Thank you Emma and Claire for such prompt and helpful replies! Off to read your blog, Emma.

P.S. That was so quick and easy - and ideally suited to my technical abilities: foolproof, in other words!icon_smile.gif

[Edited at 2012-10-01 12:56 GMT]


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Galina F
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Thank you! Mar 5, 2013

Thank you so much, Emma and Claire!

You saved me and my eyes.

Galina


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Roland Galibert  Identity Verified
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Thanks Jul 27, 2013

Thanks, Emma and Claire, just the answer I was looking for.

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FloBaa
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Thanks!! Jun 23, 2014

Helpful, even for Studio11icon_wink.gif

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Sitrad
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Thank you very much! May 2, 2015

It's been really helpful, I was about to buy a new pair of glasses!

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Sara Brown
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It's the minimum size that enlarges text, not the maximum Jul 10, 2017

It's the minimum size that enlarges text, not the maximum

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Valérie Bellot  Identity Verified
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Very helpful tip Dec 10, 2017

Thank you so much for this precious tip as I was trying to read a text so small that my eyes were tired!

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