Scalable UI (zoom feature)
It would be great to have the Teams desktop app UI to be manually scalable. The default scaling should be set based on the system settings for scaling, but the UI should be scalable independent of this.
(should I mention Slack allows zoom in/out with Ctrl+ + and Ctrl+- key combinations and Ctrl+0 restores default setting)
I find the desktop UI too small for my eyes. I do have scaling enabled on my Windows computer, and other apps and programs work well, but the Teams client bothers me being too small.
This is DONE!
Email me if you ever have any problems with it, so I can re-open the ticket. My email is sparavi (at) Microsoft (dot) com.
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Lokesh R Petluru commented
Zoom in 120% is too big. Please add 110%
Tinu Cleatus commented
Please add 110%... 120% is too much zoomed in.
Same issue. When zoom is set to lower percentage, when I type in the textbox, the chat window scrolls downward through every keypress. When zoom is 100%, no scrolling messages when typing.
110% would be the sweet spot for me personally, but it jumps from 100% to 120%. Could you possibly add more granularity?
Yes! I observe the same issue.
If the zoom is set to 85% weird movement happens.
I even had the screen scrolling ever so slowly downwards a bit, at, a, time - only because the zoom setting. Change to 100% - all fine!
Kyle Then commented
Ctrl and the + on the numpad doesn't work for me. The Ctrl and the - on the numpad does. If I use ctrl and the + = button next to backspace it does work to zoom. This is windows.
I'll check on the CTRL + and two finger pinch zoom... let me get back to you.
Just tested this and work on keys, however am I the only one wondering why Zoom in Teams isn't 2 finger pinch and zoom compatible on a SP4 running Win10?
>>> "ctrl +" is not working but you can use "CTRL + Shift + Mouse Scroll"
'ctrl +' is not working
very nice feature!!!!!
But the scroll bar (horizontal) reduces the size also.... can it be more 'robust'??
Issue: Message box would shake [5-7mm] while actively typing out messages.
Occurrence: Only after zooming in/out of chat window.
Jake Edwards commented
The steps are too big -- 85% to 100% is a big jump.
I personally would prefer more granular options around the 100% mark.
Perhaps 10% or 5% increments?
I tested the desktop app. "Ctrl -" works but "Ctrl +" does not. Freaked me out because now the text is microscopic as a resulting of testing it. BUT, I found that "Ctrl -> scroll button on my mouse" works in both directions: zoom in and zoom out. Whew! I thought I was going to have to get a magnifying glass! LOL!
You're almost there. Fix the "Cntrl +" please.
Jeromy Grimmett commented
IT WORKS!!!! YES!!!!!
Just tried it... Works!!!
Thank you so much!!!
I have the following version of the MS Team App on my Surface Pro but the zoom keys still do not have any impact when I am in an excel spreadsheet.
You have Microsoft Teams Version 1.1.00.19257 (64-bit). It was last updated on 8/13/18.
I must be missing something else ?
Dont know if its just me but no new updates have been pushed to the clients since the 31st July but no mention of this feature? https://support.office.com/en-us/article/what-s-new-in-microsoft-teams-d7092a6d-c896-424c-b362-a472d5f105de?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US#PickTab=Desktop_and_web
Now the 11th of August and I'm still on the update released on the 31st July.... how long should i expect for the updates to land?
I'm fully up-to-date on Win 10, I'm in the early update nonsense, and I cannot zoom... super sad :(
Just tested on Mac with update 1.1.00.19253 installed 31st July but no zoom options here.....