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Wed, Nov 18, 2020 9:50 AM

Acknowledged

Photoshop: Can't move Reference Point while transforming (22.0.1)

New bug introduced in Version 22.0.1 on Mac. While transforming the (anchor) reference point can not be moved by holding Opt/Alt and clicking to a new position. The workaround is to move the cursor while clicking on the new position, then the new anchor point appears at the new position. Clicking once is doing nothing.

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4 months ago

Thanks. Asked engineering to take a look.

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

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Thanks Jeffrey! Hope they can fix it.

Just posted another small bug that I found.

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4 months ago

the reference point on transform is not clickable anymore.

now I have to click and drag to move it.

Note: This comment was created from a merged conversation originally titled reference point on transform after update 22.0.1

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I posted the same issue here: https://feedback.photoshop.com/conversations/photoshop/photoshop-cant-move-reference-point-while-transforming-2201/5fb4ee5f38150f55db64bded

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4 months ago

Photoshop 22.0.1 on Mac OSX Catalina

New bug with recent update: normally during free transform, option-clicking would set a reference point at the cursor location. This was working with Photoshop 21.

I DO have the reference point visible and I can set it by dragging or any of the corners or centers with the tool bar.

But the option click was best for my work flow.

Note: This comment was created from a merged conversation originally titled Option-Click to set reference point in free transform is gone.

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Note: I can option-click and drag it, but the click does nothing and that was difficult to discover. It worked with just a click before 22.

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4 months ago

the same on windows afte update to 22.0.1

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3 months ago

Same here (macOS 10.15.7). A really annoying bug. I hope this can be resolved quickly – together with the missing ruby overlay while changing brush size and hardness. 

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3 months ago

Hello, another problem here:

there was always a shortcut to place manually the reference point just with a click ("Shift+Alt+CMD-click").

Now it does not work anymore.

This is an important time saver, especially in huge documents.

Please fix that!

Thanks!

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3 months ago

With 20.0.1 update, the define origin point for transform is not working. Only can move visible center point to define the start point.

Note: This comment was created from a merged conversation originally titled Transform origin point option click not working

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3 months ago

Same problem here on Windows 10, OS and CC up to date. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB, driver up to date.

Your workaround doesn't work for me. I hope this will be fixed, as I use this all the time...

UPDATE: workaround works! In my search for a solution I had disabled reference point, but now I have enabled it, the workaround works. thnx

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3 months ago

Same issue here: asus laptop with i7 cpu, windows 10, nvidia geforce GTX 1050, PS 22.0.1

alt+click was waaay more smart than alt+click+drag, please fix it.

thanks

Lorenzo

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3 months ago

As of this most recent release, 22.0.1, the free transform tool (regardless of settings such as 'show reference point when using transform' and regardless of 3d acceleration settings and reproducible surviving a preferences reset), will not allow for a single click to set the transform reference point.  This is problematic for some users, whether it be input challenges or just the fact that you can't quickly and easily set the transform reference point, especially on large objects that require precise manipulation.  This is a cross post from community forums and I don't know if this is frowned upon, but a link to that exchange is here

Note: This comment was created from a merged conversation originally titled 22.0.1 Free transform Anchor Point no longer allows single click with Alt

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3 months ago

Still not resolved in 22.1.0 !?

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https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/known-issues.html they added it to the list!  Love them!

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@mladen_penev Clicking alone doesn't work, but if you click and drag, then let go where you want it, it seems to work. Apparently, that's the official work-around at the moment.

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2 months ago

Hoping this gets fixed soon.

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@danielle_keller  Me too, but if you don't already know... clicking, dragging it around a bit and then releasing seems to work 99% of the time. It's not as good as simply clicking the spot... but it's a workaround that's made it tolerable for me while waiting for a fix.

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13 days ago

https://p.ahkscript.org/?p=6f824b10

I wrote a basic autohotkey script to listen for transform hotkey, followed by a ctrl alt left click, at which point it moves the mouse a bit, and back.  Should work for this purpose to more or less restore former functionality without having to fiddle with it manually.