Pen tool “snapping” to points

Something I’ve noticed lately in the newer CC versions of Illustrator is the pen tool is “snapping” to other paths/objects when I get my tool near to it.

For reference, I have ALL snapping features off. My selection tolerance is down to 1px, I have rubber band turned off for the pen tool. It shouldn’t be going anywhere other than where I have my pen tool hovering, yet it’s still jumping around.

I’m specifically noticing it when I need to be zoomed out, because I’m going to be adding anchors over a large area. I thought maybe it was my Wacom tablet cause I’ve had so many issues with it since updating to 2017, but I’m starting to think this is just a really crappy version.


In Illustrator CC 2018:

Uncheck View > Smart Guides

Voila – no more jumping pen tool.

Source : Link , Question Author : Rachel , Answer Author : curious

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