I have (currently a trial version) of the CS5.5 Master Collection and within the setting for transform (for shapes created with the rectangle tool) when I use the transform window to constrain and adjust the size it losses 0.0??? on one side.
For instance if I enter sides of 100 mm by 100 mm I can only do it with the constrain button off. After I put the constrain on as soon as I change one side it puts the other side out by 0.036 (for 100 mm).
Is this a bug or is there some setting I have on that is resulting in this?
You're unclear. If you are using the Transform Panel to alter the width and height of an object, then the Constrain link will force any input dimensions to remain constrained to the existing proportion. So.. if you draw a rectangle that is 80mm x 80.002mm and increase one dimension with Constrain on, the dimensions will alter accordingly and not both equal the same, ever.
If you really think you've found a bug, you need to describe steps precisely so others can repeat the problem clearly.
Here are the steps -
1/Open a new document
2/Select the rectangle tool from the tool list
3/Hold down the shift key at the same time drawing out a square with the tool
4/Go to the transform panel
5/Unselect "Align To Pixel Grid"
6/Ensure the "Constrain Width And Height Proportions" clip is on.
7/Adjust either the width or height to say 100 mm
the opposing side does not adjust to 100 mm
I should add that the opposing side varies each time you do it.
Also the same thing happens if you use the adjustment fields in the top properties bar.
I have just tried puting on "Align To Pixcel Grid" on and the opposing side is adjust now to match the other, however it is not allowing me to make the square exactly 100 mm x 100 mm, it is adjusting both sides by less than 1 mm.
Can I just quickly remaind everyone that I am working on a trial download which has no updates.
I have just bought the Student version on disc and are currently waiting on my serial number from Abobe and then I was going to load it in as new.
Also I have CS3 on the same computer and this is not an issue with that version
Here's hoping the fault does not duplicate.
OK Problem solved thanks to Monika / Larry.
Taking "Use Preview Bounds" in general preferences now adjusts the opposing side to exactly what I type in. I also check my CS3 version that did not have the issue and "Use Preview Bounds" was already unchecked.
So that is definately the answer.
Many Thanks everyone.