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I have no idea what's causing this, but for some reason a lot of the point symbols on one of my maps keep shifting around everytime I save and open the file. And by shifting around I don't mean 'millimeters', but 'feet'... :angry:

Fortunately the shifts occur in 2 or 3 groups and are constant, but still extremely annoying.

Any idea? Could this be related to the disappearing text problem I had some time ago?
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maybe your computer harbours a leprechaun, poltergeist or gnome?

sorry, no idea about why this could be. I would try to isolate the problem, if you want to go further. putting things in a new file, removing other things. saving in different file formats. disabling some plugins.

Could it be due to something in the grid or resolution?
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maybe your computer harbours a leprechaun, poltergeist or gnome?


There's an Evil Duckie sitting next to it, but that's always been there... <_<

It's one file in a series of 6, all the same size, all containing a large raster object and a bunch of vectors and texts. This is the only one that has this problem. I did partly reconstruct this one, which involved copying and pasting information from an older version of the file and then scaling it to fit.
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The Symbols are actual vector symbols, not "type" symbols, right? Otherwise it may be an issue with the font.
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The Symbols are actual vector symbols, not "type" symbols, right?  Otherwise it may be an issue with the font.

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Nope, just regular vector symbols. Nothing special about them.
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