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This article discusses the known issue that occurs when you try to pinch to zoom Office Art content.

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The pinch to zoom does not work for Office Art objects, you'll have to use the zoom slider.

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Launch Excel.

  2. Insert some Office Art contend (Like a rectangle).

  3. Leave the shape selected.

  4. Try pinch to zoom and nothing happens.

    Note: You will no longer be able to drag the object either.

  5. The zoom slider will work normally.

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