When I use the move tool (when I move some object in the layer) I don't have the borders (dotted rectangle) around the moving object like here in this picture:

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How can I turn borders on so every time I start to move the object they appear?

This is in my Photoshop no dotted lines around the object when I move it.

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If you have the "DisableDragBoundingBox.plugin" installed, remove it and relaunch Photoshop.

The "DisableDragBoundingBox.plugin" is an optional plug in that disabled the drag bounding box. By default, the drag bounding box should be visible (provided your graphics card can handle the OpenGL features).

As far as I'm aware, this is the only thing which will alter the Drag Bounding Box behavior.

  • There is no "DisableDragBoundingBox.plugin" installed. I have this in my System Info: Adobe Photoshop Version: 13.0 (13.0 20120315.r.428 2012/03/15:21:00:00) x64 Operating System: Windows 7 64-bit Version: 6.1 Service Pack 1 for the plugins: Optional and third party plug-ins: NONE Plug-ins that failed to load: NONE and for OpenGL: OpenGL Drawing: Enabled. OpenGL Drawing Mode: Advanced OpenGL Allow Normal Mode: True. OpenGL Allow Advanced Mode: True. OpenGL Allow Old GPUs: Not Detected. Video Card Vendor: NVIDIA Corporation Video Card Renderer: GeForce GTS 250/PCIe/SSE2 – onetwo12 Nov 26 '13 at 15:45
  • Before doing anything else, I'd update to Photoshop 13.0.6 on the Mac. You might want to rule out existing bugs which may have been already fixed. – Scott Nov 27 '13 at 22:02

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