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  1. Snap To Grid not aligns with grid

    AI version 24.2.1

    OS Catalina 10.15.5

    When Snap to Grid is selected, the points that the pen and shape tools snap to are not on the grid. They are slightly off. It is impossible to get points exactly on the grid. I've attached a file that shows where points snap to. These shapes were drawn with Snap to Grid on.

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  2. Objects not snapping to point in Illustrator

    My objects or text boxes are not snapping to point (it is turned one), what do I do?

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  3. Smart Guide glitch

    I am making icons in Illustrator.
    - Created a 1000px x 1000px file.
    - Set horizontal & vertical guides at midpoints - 500px, so the intersection is accurate centre of the document.
    - Using the pen tool, I hover to get the smart guide to snap to guide. BUT!!!! It snaps at position 500.5px not 500.0p.x Both horizontal & vertical are affected.

    The picture shows the "smart guides" assisting at the wrong point. The cursor vanished for the screenshot, but is hovering on "intersect".

    I reset Illustrator settings & started a new file with no other items. Illustrator V 24.3.…

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  4. Pivot point in Free Transform doesn't snap

    Draggable pivot pint in Free Transform tool doesn't snap at all: not with Smart guides, not with Snap to grid.

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  5. Snap to Grid and Snap to Pixel interaction is unpredictable

    If both Snap to Grid and Snap to Pixel are both enabled, drawing tools (like the Pen tool) will snap to a nearby pixel that the tool is hovering over.

    I'd prefer if it defaulted to the Snap to Pixel function, so it'd snap to the center of the pixel, but that also might be confusing with Snap to Grid enabled.

    3 votes

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  6. Anchor Point Guides are invisible in Illustrator 2019 unless selected?

    I installed the newest AI update (v23) and started testing some of the new features when I noticed that the anchor points that I rely on for my work have vanished. I've attached screen snips to show the difference between AI 2018 and 2019.

    That little magenta X shows up in earlier versions but now it's invisible. It's still present and can be selected if I know where it is but that defeats the purpose, in my opinion. There must be some way to turn these back on, right?

    I've tried toggling many settings in the menu and the closest…

    7 votes

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    It seems like several problems got mixed in the comments.


    1. Guides made of single anchors (displayed as <Guide> in Layers) are displayed correctly in the latest versions of Ai when View > Guides > Show Guides is enabled (although they are rather small).


    2. Illustrator does not draw centerpoints for ellipses while moving then in GPU mode — a know problem, reported separately here: http://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/601447/suggestions/39740689

    Please upvote it if you want to see edges while moving.


    3. Show Edges option gets occasionally disabled — gets fixed with Cmd/Ctrl + H. Edges still won’t be drawn when GPU Performance and Real-Time Drawing and Editing options are enabled in Preferences > Performance, only when you switch to CPU mode.


    If your case is nothing like this — please comment and share details on the problem, with steps and screenshots or videos.

  7. Snap to grid doesn't work at artboard edges

    Snap to grid is ignored at artboard edges.
    See animation attached.
    It makes me cry.

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  8. Smart guides don't work properly

    It has been too long for this not to be working right yet. Smart guides aren't smart enough. When smart guides snap to something it has to be exact, not .05 pixels off. Close enough is not good enough. Also, when I drag over an object it needs to snap to that object, not some random shape clear across the pasteboard. If I have to zoom in 2600% to manually align something (which I often do) smart guides and snapping have failed. Is there some ridiculous setting I have to change to get this to work the way it's supposed…

    80 votes

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    It’s dangerous to call things Smart... When they behave dumb, the name sound like an insult. Sadly, this is the case.

    Please provide more specific cases, with video proofs, ask you colleagues to share and vote, to move this further. This is the way to force changes to things that are broken — be vocal and persistent. Thank you all and let’s hope we get heard.

  9. Selection tool moves objects in steps when using mouse

    In CC2018 I could move my objects either in steps (arrows), big steps (Shift+arrows) or with precision using the mouse.
    Now in CC2019 if I move something with the mouse it emulates the arrow keys movement, I'm talking about Twitch Badges (72x72 px) so It's a heavy issue for me, when working on big documents like 1080p this problem is barely noticeable

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  10. Pressing keyboard arrows while 'Snap to grid' is on nudges art by two instead of one

    I can't use keyboard arrows to move art around the document because AI almost every time moves art at 2mm instead of 1mm, which is set in preferences.

    1. Create document, e.g. A4, with units set as mm
    2. Set grid 10×10 — it's my mostly used grid, because I live in metric world
    3. Set 'Keyboard increment' to 1mm
    4. Enable 'Snap to grid'
    5. Draw custom-sized rectangle
    6. Press Up or Down several times and watch how coordinates change

    Expected:
    Rectangle's Y should go like this:
    55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61...

    Actual result:
    Rectangle jumps like this:
    55, 57, 58, 61, 63,…

    18 votes

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    I am happy to share that we have fixed this bug in our latest release – 24.3.0 which is available worldwide now.

    Going forward, our goal is to fix as many top User-Voice bugs as possible and as frequently as possible. Given the nature of the fixes, some of the bugs will take a longer time to fix, but we are on it.

    You can update to the latest release using Creative Cloud desktop App: https://helpx.adobe.com/in/creative-cloud/help/creative-cloud-updates.html

    Thank you for all the feedback. Keep it coming!

  11. Smart Guide not working properly

    Smart Guide not working properly. Every time AI start up, I have to uncheck the Smart Guide and check again to make it work. Its definitely

    5 votes

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  12. Grid snapping don't work on an internal point

    It's not really Smart Guides, take a path drawn freely. After activating the grid, if you want to align an internal point of the path to a point grid you can't. The magnetism applies only on a bounding box of the path, not on the point you show.

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  13. Offset pen tool

    When I try to draw with the pen tool the point is a couple points offset from where I click with the cursor. I have the latest version of Illustrator on my MacBook Pro and it just started doing this while I was in the middle of a project. I've tried restarting Illustrator but that didn't fix anything.

    5 votes

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  14. Smart guides does not align to compound shapes.

    Smart guides do not align to compound shapes.

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  15. Can't move an object less than 1 pt

    When I drag an object to move it, it will move in increments of 1pt (e.g. I cannot move it 0.5pt).

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    I am closing the ticket due to lack of response.
    If you are still facing issue after Nitish’s suggestion, please get in touch with us at sharewithai@adobe.com or any of the other support channels – helpx.adobe.com/support.html . Please give a reference to this post so that we can identify you.

    Thanks
    Anish Kumar
    Illustrator Team

  16. Align and Transform Not Working

    Not sure if I can articulate it properly, but here we go:

    By example: I'm working with a logo and each time I drag a guide down to flush against the top of the logo, it goes just past it or just above it. It won't let me place the guide directly on top. Another example, when moving items around with arrow keys or trackpad, items won't automatically center or align with whatever I'm trying to align it to. It's like if I have an item on the X axis at 12.23 and want to align item two with it,…

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    As noted in comments the problem is most probably in the enabled Align Art to Pixel Grid option, in the right top corner. The grid is disabled, but the snapping occurs. There are some changes planned to streamline this workflow, because this is very generic problem.

  17. Expanding strokes lose ability to scale equally

    After expanding a stroke, when I shift + transform and scale, it does not scale equally on all sides.

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