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So... During the Version 5 update, Paint.net has started zooming to the mouse location, instead of the center of the screen. I can't seem to locate any option to disable this. Is there a way? Because it really gets in the way of what I'm trying to do, which requires the precision of keeping my canvas in place, and I really don't feel trying to deal with the slider at the bottom of the screen each time I want to zoom in or out.

The particular issue is when using the Ctrl-B shortcut. I want to flip between the zoomed out image and WHERE I JUST WAS. It's extremely problematic to be thrown to a functionally random part of my image when I just want to get a quick preview of my recent edits.

Additional observation. If I just use the on-screen button to view actual size, it will actually not return me to the previous zoom level at all, much less at the right location

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11 minutes ago, toe_head2001 said:

To clarify what @senrisei said, when using the keyboard to zoom (Ctrl+=), the canvas to is re-positioned based on the location of the mouse cursor.

It also occurs when using Ctrl+mouse wheel, and when using Ctrl+B to zoom in and out the image. I really need at least the option to have the image stay where it was when I perform these actions. I honestly don't know why something like this would be changed without an option to change it back to how it was.

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If you'd like zooming to not be based on the current mouse position, you can move the mouse out of the canvas area -- for instance, to the top or bottom of the window/screen. Then it will zoom relative to the center of the canvas.

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