Transform tool is ruined

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This conversation has been merged. Please reference the main conversation: Photoshop CC 2019: Transform/Resize is constrained by default - Want ability to go back to legacy behavior

Have been a photoshop user since Ver 3.5 - am very frustrated with the most recent update - and not sure where to send a complaint or request - the transform tool was changed - while some features of it are good and will take time to get used to - you can no longer grab corners and move them where you want - they snap to some grid but I cannot seem to find a way around this - VERY frustrating - and why is this not still do-able??? I am a professional real estate photographer and used this tool OFTEN - now I cannot - I've wasted hours trying to work around this - not at ALL pleased and hope that adobe reinstates the ability to drag from the corners - and no - it does not work by holding shift or command - it snaps every which way but the way you need it to - How do I get this to work the way it did before this update of 2019??  I NEED this ability - this is maddening
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Maria Welsh O'Brien

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Posted 1 month ago

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Rosa

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I agree with you totally Maria. I hate the way transform tool works in PS 2019 and it's because of this, that I went back to PS 2018. 

There are many who've complained about this here: 

https://feedback.photoshop.com/photoshop_family/topics/constrained-resize-ps-cc-20?topic-reply-list%...
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Doug Sooley

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Try doing it WITHOUT holding any other keys. It should then work as it used to while holding Shift etc etc. No rational reason for 'changing' it but give it a try
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Richard Kain

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We all agree (I hope) that this unnecessary change has upset many workflows. I do think that they (simply!) changed the use of the shift key - if you hold down the shift key, you can move the corners arbitrarily.
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Carson Barnes

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Yes it’s stupid. Go to view, select view layer edges.

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