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JeffDLB
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Zoom broken on Google Maps?

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There seems to have been a very recent and unfortunate change in the Google maps option -- the zoom in/out (+/-) button has disappeared. It is possible to zoom in by double-clicking, but not to zoom out. Pinch to zoom works in Chrome but not in Safari (MacOS). Is this something that 14ers.com can fix?
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Re: Zoom broken on Google Maps?

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On a Mac, I usually use the two finger up/down swipe to zoom. Seems to work universally. But, yeah, the buttons appear to be gone.
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Hold Ctrl and tap minus -
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Re: Zoom broken on Google Maps?

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I too miss the button though.
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Re: Zoom broken on Google Maps?

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Ok, you got me, I'll put the zoom control button back on there. When making the most recent slide-out panel changes, I removed it so it doesn't get so cluttered. I'm actually surprised is used much because the user has to move the cursor to the zoom button to use it.

Mouse:
Double Left click : Zoom in
Double Right click : Zoom out
Scroll wheel : Zoom in - Zoom out

Keyboard:
+ key : Zoom in
- key : Zoom out
Arrows : pan map
Home, PgUp, PgDn, End : pan map broadly
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Re: Zoom broken on Google Maps?

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BillMiddlebrook wrote: Wed Nov 25, 2020 5:24 am Ok, you got me, I'll put the zoom control button back on there. When making the most recent slide-out panel changes, I removed it so it doesn't get so cluttered. I'm actually surprised is used much because the user has to move the cursor to the zoom button to use it.

Mouse:
Double Left click : Zoom in
Double Right click : Zoom out
Scroll wheel : Zoom in - Zoom out

Keyboard:
+ key : Zoom in
- key : Zoom out
Arrows : pan map
Home, PgUp, PgDn, End : pan map broadly
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Re: Zoom broken on Google Maps?

Post by JeffDLB »

I didn't know about these keyboard shortcuts -- thank you!

-Jeff
BillMiddlebrook wrote: Wed Nov 25, 2020 5:24 am
Keyboard:
+ key : Zoom in
- key : Zoom out
Arrows : pan map
Home, PgUp, PgDn, End : pan map broadly
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