Microsoft Word Snap To Grid

 
When you're placing an object - say a graph, you click and drag, and at first it doesn't move. Then it jumps. You try to move it back a little, and it snaps back to its initial position. It's sort of like a grid with only one vertex, positioned relative to the object position when you start the drag.
  1. Microsoft Word Snap To Grid Mac
  2. Microsoft Word Shapes Snap To Grid

By default, Word makes objects snap (jump) to an underlying grid laid across the document. If you drag an object, such as a shape, you'll notice that it moves in little jerks rather than smoothly. Software dms for mac. This is because of the grid - but because the grid is usually invisible, it's not obvious. Select Align Grid Settings. Use the settings to enable the Snap-to feature, display alignment guides, and change the distance between gridlines. As this Microsoft Word support article says, the Snap To feature only works in Print view. Divide Your Page for the Fold. For greeting cards that fold down the middle, you can divide the page in half. Word 2016 By default, Word makes objects snap (jump) to an underlying grid laid across the document. If you drag an object, such as a shape, you'll notice that it moves in little jerks rather than smoothly. This is because of the grid - but because the grid is usually invisible, it's not obvious.


Very useful, sometimes.. very annoying other times.
Can you disable it?
In a related question, is there a way to fine tune a position using numbers - as in move an object an absolute value, 4 pixels or millimeters right or something?

Microsoft Word Snap To Grid Mac

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Microsoft Word Shapes Snap To Grid


Thanks (sorry if it's a stupid question, really can't figure it out), Mike