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Is it possible to make the Move tool the default option rather than the view tool? 

I have tried removing the view tool (hand symbol) from the toolbar altogether as I very rarely use it and if I do need it I just need to hold down the space bar and drag, so it is a bit redundant and gets in the way as every time I think I am using the Move tool and I end up dragging the view around the screen, then have to switch to the Move tool, very frustrating for me.

I really hope it is something I can set and if it is not then it should be available, I really need to set Move tool as default.


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It's not something you can set. I think it probably defaults to the View Tool as that's the only one where an accidental click or drag can't do damage. 

But you're not the first who had asked for at least an option to have something different :)

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YES PLEASE! I find it quite annoying that the View (Hand) Tool is the default. I NEVER want to use that... prefer using SPACEBAR-DRAG as the way to move, because it works regardless of which tool you have selected. Forcing the hand is clumsy and a time waster IMO.

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