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Object Dimensions missing in Illustrator CS6

Feb 22, 2013 4:43 PM

Tags: #illustrator #bug #tool #objects

When I draw an object in Illustrator, I am not getting the small gray box that shows its dimensions as I draw. Also not getting the green "intersect" tip when I begin drawing at a corner of the document. I'm using Mac 10.8.2. I have both a laptop and a desktop, and the laptop works fine. It's on the Mac Pro that this problem happens. I checked to make sure all preferences are the same on both machines. I updated Illustrator also.

 
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    Feb 22, 2013 5:22 PM   in reply to handsdeb2

    You're absolutely sure that Smart Guides are on on both machines (Cmd(ctrl)-U), and these are checked on both.

     

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    Feb 23, 2013 10:23 AM   in reply to handsdeb2

    No, mine work from the start with Smart Guides enabled.

     
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    Feb 23, 2013 12:15 PM   in reply to handsdeb2

    You can alternatively just click once when creating an object, and manually enter the dimensions.

     
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    Apr 16, 2014 6:24 AM   in reply to Larry G. Schneider

    Go to Windows / Transform, you will see the Transform box on the right hand side of your artboard. The Width and Heigth of the object selected is on the right, while the location of the object on your artboard is on the left.

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