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Does QGIS have the ability to Zoom to a specific lat/long point upon the user entering one. I can see it shows the coordinates in the bottom task bar but I'm not seeing a way to manually enter lat/long point and zoom to it. Possibly even harder, I would like to zoom to specific lat/long point even though I'm in a UTM projection.

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Without looking at it: There is a zoom to point plugin and the place finder plugin. Both can zoom you to certain point in the map –  Curlew Mar 16 '13 at 23:16

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You can just type into the "display" part of the status bar where you see the coordinates and zoom level.

I don't know a way to do the "enter long/lat in degrees but display in UTM" though.

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