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Adam PietraszekResizing proportinally with mouse
by on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:17:10 am

According to Adobe's help site, in order to lock H/W proportions during resize on a text OR ANY layer in CS4, on a Mac or Windows machine, is to hold Shift+ click-and-drag a handle. I'm using a Mac. When I hold Shift+ click a corner handle to resize, the bound box (is that what it's called) completely disappears. I don't have a Windows version of AeCS4 so I can't try. It works fine in many versions of PS on my Mac and PC. But not in AeCS4.
Is there an option to turn this on/off somewhere?

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Louis McLellanRe: Resizing proportinally with mouse
by on Jun 16, 2010 at 7:21:16 am

Try Control click instead.

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Adam PietraszekRe: Resizing proportinally with mouse
by on Jun 16, 2010 at 11:30:55 am

I already tried all other keys. Even key combinations. The keyboard 1% and 10% options work fine, but I need to be able to do it w/ the mouse without distorting proportions.

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Dave LaRondeRe: Resizing proportinally with mouse
by on Jun 16, 2010 at 4:33:43 pm

If you have the View Masks button toggled on in the comp window, it can be a real impediment when trying to scale a layer using the method you want. Just toggle it off and you'll see ONLY the layer's bounding box, making the layer much easier to scale.

Dave LaRonde
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Darby EdelenRe: Resizing proportinally with mouse
by on Jun 23, 2010 at 2:49:38 am

Are you holding shift before you click? Because that will deselect the layer.

Click on one of the handles on the bounding box, begin dragging and hold shift.

Darby Edelen

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