I'm using Adobe Illustrator CS6.

I've create some elements, such as a simply gray rectangles with black border.

I've enabled the Grid on the settings (Gridline Every 10px, Subdivisons 10).

Here's the result:

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I'd like to have it to "snap" with the pixel, not in the middle of them.

Also, I'd like to see the grid "over" my elements (such happens in Photoshop); somethings like this (Photoshop counterpart):

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Is it possible? Thanks

1 Answer 1


Menu View > Snap to grid

Menu Illustrator > Preferences > Guides & Grid > Uncheck Grids in Back


  • The second point works fine, thanks! For the first, not really. Already tried, it changes nothing :(
    – markzzz
    Commented Jun 22, 2018 at 8:18
  • I Guess It is for the stroke ubication: center, outside or inside? Also when selecting the shape, uncheck Align objects to pixel grid
    – user120647
    Commented Jun 22, 2018 at 8:30
  • From the transform panel
    – user120647
    Commented Jun 22, 2018 at 8:36
  • Awesome man! Thanks! Also: is there any way to set this properties (stroke ubication) as default? It was center, I'd like to have it "inside" every time.
    – markzzz
    Commented Jun 22, 2018 at 8:57
  • Just creating an object style
    – user120647
    Commented Jun 22, 2018 at 9:03

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