How to turn off undesiable snapping?

Explorer ,
May 17, 2021 May 17, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

I am doing vector artwork (tracing a photo with pen tool), which I've already disabled all snapping features in "view".

Yet when I want to fine-tune the anchor point with the direct selection tool, the anchor point keeps snapping back to its original position making it very hard to move a small distance. How can I disable this feature?

TOPICS
How to

Views

416

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines

correct answers 1 Correct Answer

Adobe Community Professional , May 24, 2021 May 24, 2021
Turn off Smart Guides.

Likes

Translate

Translate
Adobe Community Professional ,
May 17, 2021 May 17, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Hi,

Have you checked if you have Snaped to Grid or any of the others on?

 

Screenshot 2021-05-17 at 18.03.05.png

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Explorer ,
May 19, 2021 May 19, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Yeah they're all disabled.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Adobe Community Professional ,
May 17, 2021 May 17, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

In the preferences is "Highlight anchor point below cursor" (or whatever the exact wording is in English) turned off?

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Adobe Community Professional ,
May 17, 2021 May 17, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

'Highlight anchors on mouse over' 👍

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Adobe Community Professional ,
May 20, 2021 May 20, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

And what is with the other options in the Control Bar:

align_to_pixel_grid.png

Do you have this disabled too?

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Engaged ,
May 20, 2021 May 20, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Are you working in pixels? You can't have a partial pixel.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Explorer ,
May 24, 2021 May 24, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

I guess some pictures may help me express a bit better :v

Screenshot 2021-05-24 at 11.11.01 PM.png I've turned off every snapping option.

Screenshot 2021-05-24 at 11.11.11 PM.png And the megnet button here

Screenshot 2021-05-24 at 11.12.18 PM.png But these purple line keeps appear everywhere and my curser is automatically snapped to them when moving anchor points. I'd like to freely move my anchor points without any snapping occur.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Engaged ,
May 24, 2021 May 24, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

You're working in pixels... you can't have 0.35 of a pixel...

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Adobe Community Professional ,
May 24, 2021 May 24, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

kaihin,

 

To elaborate on what Met said, this may hold (part of) the answer(s):

 

https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/user-guide.html/illustrator/using/pixel-perfect.ug.html

 

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Adobe Community Professional ,
May 24, 2021 May 24, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

LATEST

Turn off Smart Guides.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines