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How to enable Animated Zoom in Ilustrator?

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Sep 09, 2020

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Hello!
I’ve had trouble with zooming shortcuts at Illustrator. Without meaning to, I activated some command using the zoom by selection area (window). I want to be back on the drag zoom but I can’t help myself.

 

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It sounds like you might mean "animated zoom". You can activate that by turning on GPU Performance in the Performance section of Illustrator's preferences.

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How to enable Animated Zoom in Ilustrator?

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Hello!
I’ve had trouble with zooming shortcuts at Illustrator. Without meaning to, I activated some command using the zoom by selection area (window). I want to be back on the drag zoom but I can’t help myself.

 

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Correct answer by Bill_Silbert | Adobe Community Professional

It sounds like you might mean "animated zoom". You can activate that by turning on GPU Performance in the Performance section of Illustrator's preferences.

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Could you provide more details as to your situation? Are you talking about the keyboard shortcut for accessing the tool (typing a "Z") or using the Command (Mac)/Control (PC)-Spacebar combination to activate the tool? What is the "some command" you refer to? Also please provide what operating system and what version of Illustrator you are using.

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Hi, Bill! Thank you for helping me!
I'm using the version 24.3 on Windows 10. I'm trying to change the zoom mode: from zoom by selection to drag zoom. I'm not talking about the keyboard shotcurt for accessing the tool; I need to know how I can alternate the zoom mode. In the "drag zoom", I was able to zoom out without having to press the Alt key. Do you know how to return for this option?

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It sounds like you might mean "animated zoom". You can activate that by turning on GPU Performance in the Performance section of Illustrator's preferences.

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You're right! It worked, Bill! There is a shortcut to disable this command? Because I've never disable this box.

 

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Thank you a million! 

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It will disable itself if you inadvertently switch to Preview on CPU (Ctrl+E).

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Hi there,

 

Thanks for reaching out. In addition to information given above by Bill, I'd request checking out this help article to know more about Animated Zoom.

Hope it helps.

 

Regards,

Ashutosh

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