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Illus CS4 - grid movement, 1 square, not 2

Illus CS4 - grid movement, 1 square, not 2

Illus CS4 - grid movement, 1 square, not 2

(OP)
Using Illustrator CS4, Grids on.

I'm doing some drafting work, with the grids set at .38" with 12 subdivisions, making it approx 3/8 scale

It used to be that when I arrowed over, it would move the segment or point 1 segment.  Now it moves 2.  I'm not sure if there's a setting in the preferences that I messed with or not.

In order to get it to the right place, without the mouse, I SHIFT-ARROW, which moves it 13 grid points, then I back it up using the opposite arrow.  Very time consuming and annoying.

If anyone knows how to fix this, I'd greatly appreciate it.

RE: Illus CS4 - grid movement, 1 square, not 2


...check the keyboard increment settings in the "general" section of the preferences are set to:

0.0139"

 


andrew

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RE: Illus CS4 - grid movement, 1 square, not 2

(OP)
Yup. That was the first place I looked.  Forgot to mention it.

Keybd Increm - 0.0139 in
Constr Angle - 0
Cornr Radius - .17 in

Now in a new file, or other files, It's fine.  They move 1 grid increment.  (Snap to Grid is on, btw)

But some files, ones that I've been working on for weeks, have developed this annoying quirk.

RE: Illus CS4 - grid movement, 1 square, not 2

(OP)
Hrmm..  I suppose this one is a stumper huh.

The only other information that I can add is that I have Hotdoor CADtools 6 installed.  But there are no settings for keyboard movement in that plugin, so I do not think that has anything to do with the arrows jumping 2 squares instead of 1.

If anyone else has a thought, i'd be glad to hear it.   

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