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Clone stamp sometimes misaligned by a pixel


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I have found that the Clone Stamp tool is not very precise, and sometimes it takes multiple clicks to get it aligned exactly right.  I'd guess it only gets the pixel I clicked maybe half the time, instead using an adjacent pixel as the clone source.

 

Below is a screen capture of it misbehaving.  Notice it is a very small (20x10 pixel) image, zoomed to 5400%, so each black box is a single pixel.  I have the Clone Stamp tool set to one pixel.  In the below capture, I control click one black pixel, approximately in the middle, and then click another black pixel, also approximately in the middle, but it instead copies a white pixel adjacent to the one I originally clicked.  This isn't just limited to small stamp sizes; I just did the 1-pixel size for this capture to make it very clear what is happening.

 

If I try again, I can usually get it to work within a couple attempts, even when clicking in approximately the same places, but it is inconsistent and annoying.

 

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