How to Zoom on Notepad and Notepad++

Both Notepad and Notepad++ have the zoom feature.

Here you’ll see how to use this feature. I use Windows 11 PC. Let’s begin with Notepad.

How to Zoom on Windows 11 Notepad

Here are the steps:

Open Notepad and hit View at the top.

Hover your mouse over Zoom, and you will see these options: Zoom in, Zoom out, and Restore default zoom.

Please select the one you prefer, and that’s it.

Here’s an alternate method to complete the above tasks:

In the Notepad, press the keyboard shortcut Ctrl and + to zoom in, and for zoom out, you need to press Ctrl and -.

To restore the default zoom, you need to press Ctrl + 0.

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How to Zoom on Notepad++

Here are the steps:

In Notepad++, you need to press Ctrl and scroll your mouse wheel down to zoom out, and to zoom in, press Ctrl and scroll your mouse wheel up.

Alternatively, you can use the icons under the Tools menu to complete these tasks.

The icon on the left is for zooming in, and the one beside it is for zooming out.

Here is another couple of ways to complete these tasks:

Method #1

Hit the View menu at the top and hover your mouse over Zoom.

You can see these options: Zoom In, Zoom Out and Restore Default Zoom.

Please select the one you prefer, and that’s all.

Method #2

Press Ctrl and + on the numeric keypad to zoom in.

To zoom out, press the Ctrl and – on the numeric keypad.

To restore the default zoom, you need to press Ctrl and / on the numeric keypad.

I hope this guide, “How to Zoom on Notepad and Notepad++,” is helpful to you.

Thanks for reading.

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