Windows 7 Magnifier Shortcuts and Features

Today I was reading thru the news and found an article about the Windows Magnifier. A brilliant Windows 7 Tool that I’d pretty much ignored in the past. Logo_Windows_7


Key to press Action
Windows logo key + Plus Sign or Minus Sign Zooms in or out

Ctrl+Alt+Spacebar

Preview the desktop in full-screen mode (you have to be zoomed in first)
Ctrl+Alt+F Switch to full-screen mode
Ctrl+Alt+L Switch to lens mode
Ctrl+Alt+D Switch to docked mode

Ctrl+Alt+I

Invert colors (Probably my favorite feature)

Ctrl+Alt+arrow keys Pan in the direction of the arrow keys
Ctrl+Alt+R Resize the lens
Windows logo key + Esc Exit Magnifier

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *