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Looking for customizable zoom presets

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Hi team,

Are there any zoom presets in Affinity Designer and Affinity Photo that can be quickly accessed?

It would be very useful if I could define multiple zoom presets in my document. 
For example, if you're working on a landscape design, you might often switch between a total view and two or three detail views that you want to edit.
For example, leaves on a tree, then bushes further out and the clouds or the sun as the third point of interest.

Without any pre-settings, one has to manually zoom and move the viewport to the different places again and again.

If I could define some hotkeys for this or if there would be a panel with user-definable zoom presets for the document, then this would be helpful.
In a zoom preset the viewport, the zoom level and the rotation of the document could be saved.

Does something like this already exist in AD?

Markus

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What you want are called Viewpoints, access them via the Navigator panel.

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9 minutes ago, Ger.Markus said:

If I could define some hotkeys for this

Look under the menu View > Zoom to see some existing keyboard shortcuts for zooming


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Bruce,

great!
Considering the fact that one can't set hotkeys for it and that the rotation is not saved with the entry, this is a great help.
Thanks for the hint.

Markus

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