Photoshop: View different areas of image at the same time

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This might have been suggested before, (or maybe it's even a well hidden existing feature), but I couldn't find it.

What I think would be a nice addition would be the ability to add multiple 'zoom' areas in an image. Similar to the way that you can add multiple colour sampler points, and how each point shows the colors at that point in a panel. But rather you add zoom areas, and you see those areas at a certain zoom level in a panel.

This is useful if you want to look at two (or more) parts of an image at 100% zoom at the same time, since it saves you having to pan from one area to another.

Example of multiple zoom
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You can already do that in Photoshop by creating new views/windows for the document, and putting each one at a different zoom/location as desired. That's in addition to the navigator palette designed to give you an overview at all times.
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I never knew that, thanks for letting me know! I tried it just now and it works nicely (Window > Arrange > New Window for document name).