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Zooming Into Your Data

If you want to zoom in and get a closer look at data in your worksheet, you can select a higher percentage of magnification. On the other hand, if you want to zoom out so more of the worksheet shows on the screen at one glance, select a lower percentage of magnification. Excel 2010 provides several ways to zoom in and out.

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circle_1.jpg Slide the Zoom Slider on the lower-right corner of Excel. Watch your worksheet increase and reduce in magnification as you slide.

circle_2.jpg Select a Range and choose the Zoom to Selection command on the View tab. Note how Excel automatically increases or reduces magnification so that only that selection is visible.

circle_3.jpg Select the Zoom command on the View tab, then choose your desired magnification. After you click the OK button, observe how Excel applies your zoom preference.

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