In my experience, SYMB_POS_X & SYMB_POS_Y always measure from the ‘Project’ origin regardless of where the ‘User’ origin is.
Are you sure you are looking at the ‘Project’ origin?
Versions 6.5 to 22
Dell XPS- i7-6700 @ 3.4Ghz, 16GB ram, GeForce GTX 960 (2GB), Windows 10
Dell Precision M6800 - i7 4700MQ @ 2.40GHz, 16GB RAM, AMD FirePro M6100 (2GB), Windows 7 64bit