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Hi my move tool will move items around but cannot make larger or smaller as the little boxes in corners/side to do this don't appear help please

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Here is my work-flow:

1. Open blank, new file

2. Go to File menu>place, and in the dialog click on "Place".

3. I don't have to engage the move tool in order to manipulate the image. Sometimes the bounding box is obscured and dragging out the work area a tad will bring the corner and side handles in to view for access.

 

If this does not work for you, suggest that you reset preferences to default. Go to Edit menu>Preferences and reset on next launch.

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Hi my move tool will move items around but cannot make larger or smaller as the little boxes in corners/side to do this don't appear help please

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Correct answer by hatstead | Adobe Community Professional

Here is my work-flow:

1. Open blank, new file

2. Go to File menu>place, and in the dialog click on "Place".

3. I don't have to engage the move tool in order to manipulate the image. Sometimes the bounding box is obscured and dragging out the work area a tad will bring the corner and side handles in to view for access.

 

If this does not work for you, suggest that you reset preferences to default. Go to Edit menu>Preferences and reset on next launch.

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Are you trying to move/re-size a shape or text or a photo you have placed?

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Hi

I'm taking an image onto am a4 paper normally it comes in a box with little boxes in corners & middle normally I resize by holding over boxes dragging out. When I move no outline with boxesin, I am on image i've brought in and try resizing and resizing all layers. I have closed and restarted any help appreciated

 

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Create your A4 size document and from the Editor menu use:

File >> Place  

Browse to and choose your image.

Drag into position & size, then click the green checkmark.

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In Editor, go to File>new>blank file.  In the dialog under "Preset" there is an option for "International Paper." Here, you have the ability to select A4 paper. This will be your canvas. 

Next go to File>Place and point to the  file which you wish to place on the canvas 

You can manipulate the image with the corner handles of the bounding box

 

 

 

 

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That's my problem thank you for correct terminology the bounding box and corner handles disappeared it doesn't matter if white background png psd ete no bounding box when i move it so cannot resize

 

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Is the move tool active? -see image

MoveActive.jpg

 

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Here is my work-flow:

1. Open blank, new file

2. Go to File menu>place, and in the dialog click on "Place".

3. I don't have to engage the move tool in order to manipulate the image. Sometimes the bounding box is obscured and dragging out the work area a tad will bring the corner and side handles in to view for access.

 

If this does not work for you, suggest that you reset preferences to default. Go to Edit menu>Preferences and reset on next launch.

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thank you got it going again phew

 

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thank you got it going again phew

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You're welcome. Glad to help.

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