Illustrator - A shortcut to display an drawing in full size

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To view an Illustrator vector drawing full size or 100% of its original dimensions and thus obtain a realistic rendering, you can go through the View menu and click on the heading Actual Size.

Not that through the same menu it is possible to view the image in screen size mode to maximize the workspace. Nevertheless, the toolbar offers two tools that facilitate these actions: The Magnifier (Zoom) and the Hand tool.

A double-click the Hand tool instantly displays the drawing in size mode and if you perform the same action for the Magnifier tool, you shall get your drawing in full size.
Jean-François Pillou

Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.

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