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Remember the "Snap to Grid" context menu option when you right clicked the desktop? Well I was trying to arrange my icons in a certain way (like a brick stagger), and it was a no go. They just kept snapping back in place. That's when I noticed that particular option no longer exists in the context menu. Is there a way to turn grid snapping off?

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If i understand it right, what you want is:

  • Right click desktop
  • Go to view
  • Untick 'Align icons to grid'
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I feel... dumb. Thank you! – hydroparadise Jul 18 '12 at 17:48

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