Using Ruler = Automatically Snap To Ruler
Whenever I use the ruler tool, the default is to use the ruler, while in "snap to ruler." How do I change the default. I keep having to unsnap everytime I click on the ruler tool, and its a bit annoying.
Hm, did you switch off "Able to snap" in the "Sub tool property" tab? You must apply this to the specific ruler tool in question.
That's not quite the issue. So this what my issue is. Say I use the linear ruler to make a line. I want to make like 5 lines in a row. Every time I make a new ruler-line, the ruler-line will try to force its way to the nearest nearby ruler. It won't do this if I click off the "snap to ruler" on my command center at the top. But I have to click on the "off' button every time I make a new line. I wish it would just stay off, so I could make the lines faster?
Does that explain it well?
command center at the top
Well, I guess it is indeed the issue :) I used to feel a bit confused using the Linear Ruler: You control the "stickiness" (of my knowledge) two places in the UI: (1) The "command center at the top" (2) The Sub Tool Detail panel
The latter (2) overrules the first: When its activated (1) tends everytime -- after drawing a new ruler line -- to return to the settings made in "Sub Tool Detail" .
If the "Able to Snap" check box's not visible click the little wrench in the downmost panel corner below and you'll find it in a new panel. Find "Correction"-->"Able to Snap" here.
Play with the Snap To Ruler-button in the top command center and the check mark in Sub Tool Detail and you'll see ...