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You could use clipping mask instead. Create your shape over your grid. right click > Clipping mask


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They should. Theres no logical reason to exclude anything from your vertical rhythm. Traditionally vertical rhythm isn't something that has been given much importance in web design (nowhere near as universally as in print design at least). Partly due to technical limitations—it's a lot harder to keep a consistent vertical rhythm with baselines and heights ...


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You can find the rotation in: Edit → Preferences → General... Set Constrain Angle to 0°


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Bootstrap adds padding left & right to its columns. Causing the double up of spacing where columns meet. In essence the spacing is of equal size. When using the parent class of .container (rather than .contain-fluid) the columns are centred on the page, making the left right margins unnoticeable. The alternative is putting padding only left or right, ...


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This sounds like a great job for Illustrator's powerful pattern tool. Create one single cell of your grid. As in, a square with the 'crosshairs' in it; Select all elements of that one cell and drag it into your Swatches palette. This will cause a miniature of the cell to appear as a pattern swatch; Draw a rectangle with sides of a length that are multiples ...


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Here's a really simple way of doing this. Create a single square of your grid, including the nested grid Select this square and group it by hitting Command+G Make sure Smart Guides art turned on by hitting Command+U Now, with this group selected, hold down Shift and drag your shape sideways until it 'clicks' into the next shape Repeat this step with the ...


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Background Found out what I needed to do! The culprit is Adobe's so-called "Smart Guides"; they do not have an option in the View > Snap menu, which is why I went around and around for hours without figuring out a way to disable them. I hit up Google again today, and eventually discovered that the offending feature was called "Smart Guides", so I turned ...


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If you make your keyboard increment and your grid line values the same this will solve your snapping issue. So here are the directions: (These are the setting I use for our ui projects. Your grid and increments will be whatever grid you want to use) 1) prefs/ gridline every:16px & subdivisions:1 2) view / snap to pixel 3) prefs/ "keyboard increment" ...


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If you are creating Rectangles, Ellipses etc they are "Live Shapes" that do not, for reasons unknown, heed the setting "Align new objects to pixel grid". I've become irritated with the same problem as you today and asked about it here: Illustrator CC: Align to pixel grid is on but to no effect I'm currently using the solution with creating a 1 px grid ...



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