How to Disable Anti Aliasing in Mac OS X Zoom [Tutorial]

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Do you want to disable anti aliasing in Mac OS X zoom? Well, We are going to show you a trick using which you can disable anti aliasing in Mac OS X zoom. As you know in Mac OS X you can zoom into anything by simply holding down the Control key and then using the scroll wheel. Also by two fingered forward swipe on the trackpad you can zoom anything. During this zooming process you should notice that more you zoom in the blurrier things get. So what is the reason behind this? Well, the reason is as you are zooming into anti-aliased graphics and text so things get blurrier. So how to disable anti aliasing in Mac OS X zoom? Well, Simply follow the step given below.

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In order to disable and toggle the anti-aliasing within the Mac OS X zoom feature simply you have to hit Command+Option+\ after the zoom feature is activated. As we know to zoom anything we have to hit Control+Scroll. If you want to toggle anti-aliasing then you have to hit Command+Option+\. That’s it. You can see before and after pictures of what text looks toggling the anti-aliasing:

anti-alias-enabled-zoomAfter picture:

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You can see the text in the second image looks much more crisp. In this way you can disable and toggle the anti-aliasing within the Mac OS X zoom feature. If you found any difficulty in following the above step then feel free to ask in the comment section below. As usual stay tuned with us for more updates. [via]

Rudra

Rudra is an engineer and covers everything related to Apple. He keeps Techcular updated with latest Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Jailbreak articles.

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