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Photoshop CS6: Move tool targeting imprecise

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Explorer ,
May 21, 2012 May 21, 2012

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Move Tool annoyance in Photoshop CS6.
I use the move tool alot in my work, with high fidelity mockups for interface design. I rely on precision and predictability in my workflow. In Photoshop CS6 with the move tool set to auto-select layer, i would suspect the move tool to select the excact element im targeting at which it doesn't. it automatically selects nearby elements, which is a HUGE annoyance and disturbance. It ruins the workflow, and it's unpredicable.

Is there at least an option to remove this behaviour and just make it precise as in previous versions of photoshop?
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Engaged ,
Aug 24, 2014 Aug 24, 2014

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Any progress on this from Adobe? I'm on Photoshop CS6 version 13.0.6.
It's the only major issue I have left with CS6.

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Participant ,
Oct 19, 2014 Oct 19, 2014

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What?! no fix?! How unlike you guys, Adobe. I guess if you don't have a CC subscription you don't deserve a functional product. A thousand bucks doesn't buy much these days, does it?

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Engaged ,
May 20, 2016 May 20, 2016

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I found a solution ! before dragging object with move tool click ctrl \ command and then there is no auto correct object placing! 

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