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Zoom

To focus the lens of a camera such that it appears that a photographer is closer to or farther away from a picture he/she takes. If the photographer focuses so that the subject appears closer, he/she is said to zoom in; if the photographer focuses so that the subject appears farther away, he/she is said to zoom out. Zooming became possible with the invention of the Zoomar lens in 1959.
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According to Wolverine Worldwide, "It is critical for our on line customers to quickly and clearly see our product images and for them to be able to zoom in and see the amount of detail they need.
Prospective aircraft buyers can zoom in on leather texture, woodwork, gauge and dial placement, and other elements for a closer look without losing resolution or waiting for photos to reload.
The Redlining module allows users to add both graphic and textual notations to documents using ViewMark(TM), which permits users to zoom in on specific sections of a document and then e-mail a hyperlink containing an exact pointer to the desired section.