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Card(Plugin align=right, name=Zoom Desktop, icon=plugin-zoom.png, pack=[:CompizPlugins:Compiz Plugins], cat=Accessibility, hist=)

The Zoom Desktop plugin offers the ability to zoom in for an enlarged view of the screen.

Using Desktop Zoom



Default Binding


Click and drag with this button to select a region to zoom into. Will zoom in as much as needed to make the selected region best fit the entire screen.


Zoom In

Will zoom in by the amount set for Zoom factor (see Configuration below).


Zoom Out

Will zoom out by the amount set for Zoom factor.


Zoom Pan

Click and drag with this button to move the zoomed field of view.




The movement speed when zooming in or out.


How "springy" the zooming movement is.

Zoom factor

Filter Linear

If enabled, the zoomed image will be smoothed to avoid sharply visible pixels.