Change the Default Zoom in Chrome

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Steps

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    Open Google Chrome.
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    You may notice that you can change the zoom settings by pressing the "command" and "+" keys while you are on a web site.
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    If you reopen the same web site, it will zoom in or out to the previous setting for the site.
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    If you were to go to a different web site, then the site would appear with the regular zoom setting.
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    You can change the default zoom settings by clicking the triple-line icon in the upper-right corner of the window. A drop-down menu will appear.
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    In the menu, click "Settings".
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    You may need to scroll down.
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    Click "Show Advanced Settings" near the bottom of the page under the "Default browser" heading.
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    You may need to scroll down again.
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    Under "Web content", click the "Page zoom" drop-down menu.
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    Click a percentage. For this tutorial, let's click "150 %".
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    Now, go back to the last web site. It is cnn.com in this video. You will see that the content will be zoomed to 150 %.
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    Now, reload the other web site. You will see that its view is also set to 150 %.
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    Now, press "command" + "-" to get to the 100% zoom.
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    Open a new tab for the same site. You'll see that the web site remains zoomed at 100 %, even though the default zoom is now set to 150 %.
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