View>Flip Horizontal should flip along the axis of the center of your screen.

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Sorry if this has been suggested already, but I couldn't find it.

You have to scroll all the way back to where you were when editing or producing art on a large/wide image and you use the new Flip Horizontal added in October. It should flip the image along the axis of where your screen was centered, rather than simply flipping the image as Flip Canvas Horizontal does. This would speed up productivity tremendously for me. I occasionally neglect to use this feature when I'm zoomed in on the far side of an image because of this. 

I typically like to offer solutions to the problems I come forward with so here's my idea. It's quite simple.

Place the horizontal scroll position on the opposite side of the center position of the scroll bar. I've tested it manually, all you'd have to do is add some code to do it automatically. I haven't formatted it to any specific language. It's just a proof of concept.
Code:
CP = SB - (SB/2) 
NP = CP + (CP-P)
CP = Center Position
P = Position on the Scroll Bar
SB = Scroll Bar Size
CP = Center Position
NP = New Position
I think that math should be correct. I plugged it in with a number line to 100 to make sure it checked out. If you're at 10 and ran the code NP should output 90 which is the opposite side of the center point of the number line and if you ran it again it would output 10 again.

This is all assuming you can retrieve the size of the scroll bar within the program to begin with.

I'm sure the solution needn't be explained for something this simple but I don't like to just pop up with an issue and not try to help in some way.

EDIT: Could also use the Navigator and tell it to stay where it's at. Checkbox maybe?
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Christian Smith

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Warren Heaton

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This would be helpful for doing a scale as well.
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Farhan Purwanto

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yes, and also, when in flip view, the selection tools selection part doesn't show up (you don't see the line when selecting with lasso tools etc.) pls fix these.
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Joakim Hellstedt

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There's a lot of visual GUI issues in flipped mode, rotated brushes will show as normal preview but paint flipped etc.
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Joakim Hellstedt

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Along center of the document window regardless of zoom* is probably a preferable wording, but I 100% agree it would be more useful to keep the position.
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Please add an option for this, I use the flip constantly and it's been an amazing feature, but while zoomed it can be quite a hassle to have to pan or zoom out and zoom back in constantly. Flipping with regards to camera would be extremely helpful to me.

Also to echo what someone else said, the selection tools outlines don't show up while flipped and there seems to be a number of visual issues with it.
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Oooops, still not be fixed in the recent update. It is very inconvenient to scroll the right position. :-(