Photoshop: Guides positioning is relative to document and not to rulers' origin?

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Hello, I've read a previous post regarding this topic. Someone could please confirm me that there is no way to place a guide (using View > New Guide... > type in px o cm) relative to rulers' origin?If I place the origin of the rulers in the middle of a 800x600 px document and try to create a vertical guide typing in the pixels, for example 20 px, the guide is placed 20 px from the left margin of the document and not at 420 px (using absolute x/y coordinates) as I'm expecting.Is this behaviour ok? For me it makes not a great sense...Luca
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Matej Kriz

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This is duplicate of https://feedback.photoshop.com/photoshop_family/topics/guides-positioning-relative-to-document-not-r...

It is problably bug and it is still in actual last version of Photoshop CC 2017.1.1.
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No, this is a different issue (Adam and Nick are describing an issue with the HUD readout being inaccurate in the other thread and this works correctly in current versions). I'm running this issue regarding creating a guide (using View > New Guide...) via absolute coordinates instead of relative to custom ruler origin by engineering. The New Guide dialog is not specific whether position is absolute or relative - so it may technically working as designed. For it to make sense to all customers, there probably needs to be a check box or radio buttons to select whether you want the guide to use absolute coordinates, or relative to any custom ruler origin.
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The OP's issue was fixed a while back. This should work correctly in current versions of Photoshop