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Moving the pivot point in Photoshop.

Engaged ,
Dec 02, 2019 Dec 02, 2019

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Hello.

I am finding that when I try to move the pivot point to a different location within a selected image, in order to change the rotation point, the whole selection moves, not just the pivot point. As I understand it, it should be a very simple matter to drag the pivot to a different location. I have tried re-starting my i~Mac osx 10.14.6, and re-starting Photoshop 2019. I cannot move the pivot point on it's own. Does anyone have any advice about this? Grateful for any help.

 

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Community Expert , Dec 02, 2019 Dec 02, 2019

Hi press Ctrl + T after selecting any layer then you see transform panel you get relation icon turn off it then you can get piviot point as shown in picture...Regards

 

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Community Expert , Dec 02, 2019 Dec 02, 2019

Are you seeing the cursor change from just an arrow to an arrow with a little diamond next to it?

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Community Expert , Dec 02, 2019 Dec 02, 2019

Hold the opt key then click to move the pivot point.

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Dec 02, 2019 Dec 02, 2019

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Hi press Ctrl + T after selecting any layer then you see transform panel you get relation icon turn off it then you can get piviot point as shown in picture...Regards

 

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Ali Sajjad / Graphic Design Trainer / Freelancer / Adobe Certified Professional

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New Here ,
Nov 28, 2021 Nov 28, 2021

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That is incorrect.

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Dec 02, 2019 Dec 02, 2019

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Are you seeing the cursor change from just an arrow to an arrow with a little diamond next to it?

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Hold the opt key then click to move the pivot point.

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Engaged ,
Dec 02, 2019 Dec 02, 2019

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Thanks to everyone who offered advice re. moving the pivot point.

I have learnt something.

 

Regards.

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Contributor ,
Jul 16, 2021 Jul 16, 2021

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I used to see the pivot point when I did an alt/option click on it to move it.  In the current version of Photoshop CC there is no visible pivot point.  Why would they remove the familiar plus sign which indicated the pivot point?

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New Here ,
Nov 09, 2022 Nov 09, 2022

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I'm also looking for this answer. The center point that you can move for the pivot point is gone! Why would they do this. It was sooo helpful! 

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Community Beginner ,
Jan 12, 2023 Jan 12, 2023

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If you can not see the center point.

Make sure this check box is selected in the transform panel.

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