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    AI since 88 commented  · 

    I only noticed this bug when 'Smart Guides' was turned on.
    I usually don't use smart guides as AI's snap is so inaccurate I've learned not to assume just because the app is indicating that a snap is made (after trying multiple snap/selection tolerance settings), on closer inspection, so called snapped points are miles off. The only way is to work at maximum zoom.

    Illustrator 8 was the last version that had accurate snap: over 20 years ago. Probably the one of the basic time saving functions a vector app needs to get right (along with accurate selection tools).

    It's like bring out a new car with all new bells and whistles every year, but without fixing a steering problem that keeps taking you in the wrong direction. I just don't understand Adobe's thinking, or lack of it.

    Back to the point: Switch off Smart Guides and the selection of lines is then no longer locked.
    And don't use NotsoSmart Guides.

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