Ok, my last post to this (fingers crossed), but I found something interesting again.  I think this should be considered a bug. If you mask a rectangle object, the alignment tool uses the visual dimensions to align to. If you convert the same masked rectangle to curves, the curve's dimensions are used and the mask gets ignored.   (My screen recording software does not record the right-click pop-up window, but you can see on the layers panel that I just converted the "rectangle obje