I want to exactly position some items in OneNote but things keep snapping to an invisible grid.

How do I turn this behavior off?

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You should be able to turn off the Snap to Grid feature this way:

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  1. Click the Draw tab
  2. Click the down arrow in the Shapes section

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  1. Deselect the Snap to Grid item

Hold alt while moving the text

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    This works in "OneNote for Windows 10", at least in Version ~ 16001
    – tcmb
    Jul 21, 2020 at 9:07

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