Professional Web Applications Themes

Reply to Thread

Post a reply to the thread: Problem with precision of cropping tool

Your Message

Click here to log in

 

Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces)

You may choose an icon for your message from this list

Topic Review (Newest First)

  • October 15th, 04:49 PM
    LenHewitt@adobeforums.com

    Re: Problem with precision of cropping tool

    You're welcome, Beth


  • October 15th, 08:16 AM
    Beth_Coffey@adobeforums.com

    Re: Problem with precision of cropping tool

    That was my problem. Thanks so much Len and John.
  • October 14th, 05:38 PM
    John_Mensinger@adobeforums.com

    Re: Problem with precision of cropping tool

    ....and if you do have "Snap" enabled, you can disable it...or, you can temporarily disable snapping while dragging handles by holding down the Ctrl key. (Works especially well when you're cropping close to the edge of the image and the crop marquee wants to snap to the edge.)
  • October 14th, 04:55 PM
    LenHewitt@adobeforums.com

    Re: Problem with precision of cropping tool

    Under your View menu, do you have 'Snap' checked....?


  • October 14th, 03:44 PM
    wnor

    Re: Problem with precision of cropping tool

    Beth, have you tried using the Ctrl key when you drag. Sometimes this will
    allow you more flexibility when dragging.


  • October 14th, 03:11 PM
    Beth_Coffey@adobeforums.com

    Problem with precision of cropping tool

    I am working with Photoshop 7.0 for Windows, with plenty of RAM, virtual memory, etc. When I want to crop an image and pull the cropping tool over an image, the margins of my crop "jump" from one measurement to the next, which is to say, I can't crop exactly the where I want to. It seems to me that there are some predefined units to which the cropping tool is set, and if I want to crop right in the middle of those units, the crop will just spring to the next unit.

    I don't think it has anything to do with retaining proportion, because I'm not holding the shift key down at the same time. All my earlier Photoshop versions did not have this problem.

    I've talked to other people with this problem but they also couldn't find a way to change anything. So far as I can see there is no place to change the options to make the cropping tool more precise.

    Any help would be MUCH appreciated.

    Thanks,
    Beth Coffey

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139