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Thu, Jun 14, 2012 3:10 PM

Photoshop CS6: Transform tries to "snap" to something eventhough snap is turned off when im zoomed out

Even though I have Snap turned off, Transforming still wants to snap to something or its not transforming smoothly. It skips /snaps to something . It also depends on how far back im zoomed out.... The more zoomed out i am the more the transform isnt smooth/ trying to snap. If i zoom in really close the transform is smooth. I need to be able to free transform from a distance smoothly without any snap. It wasn't like this in cs4 before upgrading to cs6

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9 y ago

Preferences-General and uncheck Snap Transforms to Pixel Grid

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9 y ago

Awesome THANKS!!! didn't know about that.. Problem fixed!

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9 y ago

Actually Problem not fixed/ or solved. I thought it was working but Transforming paths still try to snap to something even though snap is turned off and I also turned off snap transforms to pixel grid under the preferences.

Anyone have any ideas? kinda frustrating not being able to free transform paths.

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I know this is quite old, but I just fought with this problem this morning and stumbled across a solution. After unchecking all the possible "snap" options (which kept turning back on, for some reason...), I played with holding down various keys while clicking and dragging. I found that if I held down the Shift key while I was dragging a point, it stopped snapping at all and I was finally able to distort the image the way I wanted. This is with Edit > Transform > Distort.

Note that you only get one shot at this though...once you hit Enter to set the changes, if you try to go back to distort it again, it gives you a large square around the item, not the points on the edges (hope that makes sense...). So, if you don't like what you'd done, you'd have to undo and start over.