1 Reply Latest reply on May 4, 2012 1:24 PM by philmodjunk

    Snap to grid?

    edmalloy_1

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      Snap to grid?

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      Using FM Pro 12 advanced.

      It seems that even when I have snap to grid and snap to guides set to off, FM is snapping to something. I can use the [command] + mouse to move smoothly, but I'd like to not have any "snap to" behavior ON. 

      How do I do this?

      tia,

      ed

        • 1. Re: Snap to grid?
          philmodjunk

          I see what you mean.

          On my XP system, I selected the show grid option and found that I could not drag an object to position it between the grid lines unless I held down the Alt key while dragging. Minor grid steps where set to 1, Major to 6 and objects appeared to snap to the major lines even with snap turned off. If I increased the major and minor grid intervals, however, I could then drag to positions between the major grid lines--suggesting that there is some minimum increment to which you can drag unless you hold down a modifier key. I also found that if I zoomed in, I could drag to smaller grid increments.

          I don't know if this is a bug or "by design".

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