Illustrator rectangle resize issue

So I have this strange Illustrator issue and I’m not sure if it’s a bug or a “feature”…

I’m using the latest version of Illustrator CC.

I have rather thin grey rectangle:

A grey rectangle

If a zoom in and want to resize the rectangle (using the Selection tool) and make it taller I just pull the handle down like this:

A grey rectangle

and it works as it should. But if I zoom out and try to do the same thing this happens:

A grey rectangle

The upper part of the rectangle no longer stay where it should but moves down as I pull down the handle.

Is there any way to change this?

Oh, a bonus question! Why are the anchor points in my rectangles in Illustrator sometimes filled (left) and sometimes not (right)?

Filled and non filled anchor points


In some zoom levels, especially less than 100%, if the width/height of an object is small then the scale function with its bounding box will be wrong.

To solve it, just zoom in your working view to make the bounding box match the object’s actual path and the scaling will be accurate.

Alternatively, use the Transform panel to set the anchor point of the object.

Source : Link , Question Author : bjornlof , Answer Author : Vincent

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