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2:1 Isometric grid does not match the defined spacing value

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Steps to reproduce

 

  1. Set up an artboard from the 800 × 600px preset
  2. Set up the 2:1 isometric grid with a spacing of 1px

Expected behavior: The grid should have a spacing of 1px

 

Actual behavior: The grid has a spacing of 0.9px.

 

 

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Hi Afterlame, 

This is 'By Design'. Your shape is measured by Height and Width as you see it. However the grid lines are mesaured from the point of each grid intersection that runs the length of the grid. If you take your shape and make it the same width as your grid spacing and then rotate it by the grid angle you will find you get the same measurements! See below.

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Thanks for the clarification. That makes sense.

I wrote a little script to calculate the values I would need in order to land on perfect pixel values (2.23606797749979px spacing) and that works fine.

 

However, doing that is a painful experience.

I thought intention of the 2:1 grid is to work with clean pixel values.

Maybe you could add a variant of the 2:1 grid, that does just that (just as a feature request).

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