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Tip 9: Object Not Snapping to Grid Not Like You Expect? Try this!

Expressive Quilters' Newsletter
Supporting The Expressive Quilter In Tradition, Innovation, Art & Computer Quilting

Editor: Sharla R. Hicks
The page will be updated when a new tip is added.
Newsletter index for all issuesMay 2000 table of Contents

14 Quilt-Pro Hints and Tips by Frank Smith
4 Block & Border Drafting Articles by Frank Smith
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Hints and Tips for Quilt-Pro
Tip 9: Clean Snap to Grid NOT Happening? Try this!

By Frank Smith © 2000

Have you had this happen to you. The select box and the item selected will not snap to the grid. It usually happens when I duplicate an item and then rotate or flip it.

 

Note example does not snap to the intersecting points of the grid.

Figure 1. 0/0 Grid coordinates.

One way to get the item back to the grid is to go to the upper left corner of the grid to 0/0 (Home position). See Figure 1.

Fig. 2 Return to Zero button.
If the corner is not at 0/0 click on the Return to Zero button.
See Figure 2.

 

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About the author of the Quilt-Pro Series, Frank Smith

Drafting Complex Blocks in Quilt-Pro, a series of articles by Frank Smith.

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