All you've accomplished with this post is to piss off a lot of very helpful and passionate people at the same time, because one or two peoples responses. I made this mistake once before as well and offended a few people. The fact is if you post your question here on this forum, it will eventually be answered by really knowledgeable members of the community.
Sometimes you just need to ignore the occasional post that you find unhelpful (or even condescending) and wait for the gold nugget replies to start pouring in. And based on my experience, there are alot of people here who will bend over backwords to help you... and only a few tarts. Lol.
Let's see, both "pan" and "zoom" in the help search turned up this result:
Alternatively, consider that Photoshop and After Effects and Premiere and two separate 3D programs that I use all control "zooming" of an image or a frame by the Scale control. A search for Scale would lead you to an explanation of the intrinsic Motion effect in Premiere. Knowing the proper terminology for what you want to do is essential.
If you are unable to discover or recall the proper terminology for an operation in Pr, then asking for help to recall or discover the proper term would be a logical course of action.
As you acknowledged, you have received quick and accurate help from forum members for your other questions. Your assault here is unwarranted.
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Sorry, Jeff, but I needed to unlock this thread to make this response.
Barry, when someone points you to a page of the document, they're not saying "Hey, dummy, RTFM".
Rather, they're saying "I know that it can be hard to find things, so here is a helpful pointer to the place where I happen to know this information is located".
Don't take offense when someone points to the place where they know the best information is contained.
Also, people who ask questions here have a very, very wide range of background knowledge. There's no way for people answering the questions to know where on that spectrum any individual questioner is. I tend to assume that people are on the low end because a) if I'm right, I answer their question well and b) if I'm wrong, the experienced questioner will know the right terms to redirect me in my answer as we continue the thread. This only fails in one case: when the expert is overly sensitive and feels insulted that I didn't assume great knoweledge on his or her part.
So, please understand that we're all trying to help the best that we can.
BTW, we tend to have much more free-wheeling conversation in the lounge. If you want to continue this conversation, please come on over.