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Magnifier tool for demo presentations

During one of my demos at OpenForce, I used a zooming utility written by a friend of mine, Robert Burke, back when he worked for Microsoft Ireland. It's a great WPF-based tool that uses hotkeys to magnify the screen (via a smooth animation), and allows you to pan and zoom around the magnified image with either arrows keys or the mouse.  You can also annotate the magnified screen using the mouse or a Tablet PC pen (it's also a great tool for users with poor vision). If you've watched any PDC/Channel9 videos recently you might have seen it in action and wondered what it was.

As I've was asked what it was by a few people after the talk and have already got one email enquiring about it, I thought I'd add a quick blog to let people know about this useful free tool. It's an opensource project called Nlarge, and can be downloaded from . You'll need the .net framework 3.0 to run it as it uses WPF.


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