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[By Design] Isometric 2:1 grid spacing broken/not working

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In my work I often use isometric 2:1 grids. In Ai I used to create them myself and was very interested in the isometric grids in Ad, but the spacing does not work unfortunately, making it completely useless.

Example: I created a grid with a 5mm spacing and draw a few guides with 5mm spacing. All the grid crossings should line-up with the guides.



Hope this gets fixed, this was one of the reasons i bought Ad, together with the promised Mesh fill tool and Mesh warp/distort tool ;)

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Thanks for your reply. I understand that when referring to spacing between lines at an angle this would be correct, but when designing isometric tiles for games/web I need to specify a distance between crossings/horizontal axis (screens/pixels unfortunately don't do angles).

When I need a spacing of e.g. 100px I need it to be 100px wide. In that case it is completely useless and relying on functions which produce inaccurate results isn't useful either. (I'm not saying your function isn't correct but the way it's handled by Ad).

So when it's not a bug or broken this is a feature request. Let me change width vs spacing or let me set the horizontal axis (which is basically the same).

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I wonder what is the design in this case? Illustration purposes only? Because it's also marketed as a tool for game developers, yet clearly the precision is simply not there in any form or shape:


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