Whenever I click on the "Rectangle Tool" the resulting rectangle is always pitched 15 degrees up, on the right hand side. The solution I am sure is simple and probably too simple for this forum, but how do I change this back to the normal setting?

  • What is you Illustrator version ? Please check by click Help-->About Illustrator. i have AI CC 2015 and dont have problem like you.
    – user70532
    Commented Jun 29, 2016 at 2:34

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Go to :

Edit>Preferences>General>Constrain Angle

The angle there should be 0. enter image description here

Wish helps,


Your 3D pespective grid might be on - try SHFT+CTRL+I (Win) or SHIFT+CMD+I (mac)

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