I don't like the way the zoom tool works in Photoshop CS5. How do I change it back to the way it worked in previous versions?

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When I click and drag with the zoom tool it no longer makes a marquee selection to zoom in. How do I change it back to how it worked in previous versions of Photoshop?
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This behavior can be startling if you're expecting the old behavior. The key is to understand how the new behavior works.

Start the zoom by clicking on the area you want to zoom into and keep the mouse button down. As you drag right, you zoom into the point where you initially clicked. As you drag left, you zoom out from the point where you initially clicked.

If you decide that you still prefer the old behavior, you can disable the new behavior by selecting the Zoom Tool and unchecking "Scrubby Zoom" on the tool options bar:

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"This behavior can be startling if you're expecting the old behavior."

Particularly for those of us who have been working with Photoshop for decades. Why would you make something this startlingly different the default behavior? This is the sort of thing that drives users crazy.
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Kate Mulligan

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AND it doesn't change with a laptop's touchpad...I hate this feature, IF I wanted it to keep perspective, I already had that option!
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"This behavior can be startling if you're expecting the old behavior."

The huge downside to the new behavior is if you work on large files, you may or may not get smooth zooming which is always less accurate, jarring and frustrating.

Why post after all these years? Because the old zoom always worked and PS reverts to the new zoom periodically. Also, is it silly that dev resources go into this stuff - like flick panning?
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Caylen Balmain

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Thanks guys. Good to know that I can turn that off. Thumbs down on the "Scrubby Zoom".
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bhumik pateld

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not eneble to Scrubby Zoom.. why?? plz Slove me
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bhumik pateld

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Please answer Fast
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bhumik pateld

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Click And move left or right to Scale using the zoom tool (open GL only) this error.
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HATE the scrubby zoom. Good to finally know it can be turned off. I was digging through prefs, and overlooked the checkbox within the zoom tool options bar. It's sooo much faster to just drag a marquee box over the area you want than it is to "slide" back and forth until the desired zoom is reached. More often than not with the scrubby zoom, I would overshoot the desired zoom level then have to go back.