Pixels out of alignment when copied from library
I'm currently rebuilding over 1,500 icons which need to be pixel-perfect and have certain badges that we're using a library for.
The icons are being made as symbols so we can edit the symbol and then on artboards, it's resized to the required icons we need.
Illustrator won't allow a linked graphic from the library, so I have to place a copy. As per image, when placing a link, the pixels line up as per design. When placing a copy, it moves the design around and ***** things up, making it not perfect. When I either place a copy or place a link, it loads the cursor and relies on where I click, to be 0,0 else it'll be incorrect.
To add a little more confusion, a colleagues' version of the same build of AI is just dropping the icon in the middle of the view/board, not loading his cursor, not being in the middle of pixels and not moving the icon around within the circle.
Is there a pref for this, or is this a bug/'feature'?
Windows 10.0 (ugg - yes, I'm a Mac fan)
Mark Nicoll commented
I have a similar thing - when I copy objects from the library, the paths themselves are misaligned with each other, distoring shapes and making them look wobly. It can be hard to spot on large or complex items, but it really stands out with icons.
I wondered if it was related to the measurement unit set in document settings (eg. points vs pixels vs mm), as I notice it more in some files than others, but I've not confirmed the link.
Quick update; turns out my colleagues' version of AI is from 2015 - any chance you can get those settings back? Would save a butt-load of time here!