Smooth movement of text boxes
Thread poster: Steven F Smith

Steven F Smith
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:41
Member (2007)
Japanese to English
Oct 7, 2009

I'm adding some text boxes over a graph pasted into Word 2003, but I can't position them exactly where they need to be as the smallest lateral or vertical movement possible is a jump of about 3mm. Is there any way of reducing the minimum increment of movement to say 1mm?



Lutz Molderings  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:41
Member (2007)
German to English
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arrow buttons Oct 7, 2009

Have you tried moving the text box with the arrow keys instead of the mouse? I'm not sure what the exact increment is, but it seems fairly small.


P Forgas  Identity Verified
Local time: 07:41
Portuguese to Spanish
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alt key Oct 7, 2009

Have you tried pressing alt key while moving the text box?

Sometimes it helps.



Steven F Smith
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:41
Member (2007)
Japanese to English
Alt key works Oct 7, 2009

Thanks P. The alt key does the trick.



Sergei Leshchinsky  Identity Verified
Local time: 13:41
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English to Russian
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checkbox Snap to gridlines Oct 8, 2009

(or something of the kind (I have Russiona version))

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