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ohyeah
15th Jul 2002, 22:51
I've been scratching my head over this. I hear there is a zoom in and a zoom out function in this game. In my manual it says the + and - keys are used to zoom in and out. Well i hit those keys and nothing happens. I was wondering how you do this? thanks in advance.

Xcom
15th Jul 2002, 23:06
Use those on a numeric keypad (the grey ones on the right)

1shot1kill
16th Jul 2002, 01:21
they aren't grey on all keyboards. :D

Mack the Knife
16th Jul 2002, 02:54
admittedly, i'm partly responsible for this, but since starting his career as moderator x's hair has turned grey. since he was born with grey eyes, he now looks in the mirror and sees everything in shades of grey. so 1shot, let the poor aging x say that all numeric keypads are grey. it will make him feel better...

Rapid
16th Jul 2002, 14:47
Originally posted by Xcom
Use those on a numeric keypad (the grey ones on the right)
And make sure "num lock" is off

Mike_B
16th Jul 2002, 16:00
Originally posted by Rapid

And make sure "num lock" is off

That won't make any difference.

Mack the Knife
16th Jul 2002, 19:20
won't make any difference
correct. if Num Lock is off, the grey numeric keypad doesn't produce ASCII code for numbers. thus, it has no effect on the grey + or - keys.

ohyeah
18th Jul 2002, 07:56
Yeah it dont matter if numlock is on or off. I feel stupid a bit for not checking the + - on the keypad. I guess i'm used to doing the + - at the top of the keyboard. cheers

iakovos
18th Jul 2002, 15:29
Also, the asterisk * in the numeric keypad returns the screen to the "proper" setting.

Iakovos:)