Move single element within group

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I have made a group of objects, but realised that one of the elements within the group is just slightly out of place. Is there a way that I can just move this element, but keep it grouped so that I can then move the whole group together? There are many elements in this group so it would be a little inconvenient to ungroup, move and then group again.
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Rick Grunwald

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That is the solution. Ungroup them and get them where you want them. The purpose of grouping is so they CANNOT move in relation to each other
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How would SnagIt know which element in the group you wanted to be independent?  You have to ungroup to separate them.  Then I'm afraid you just have to be careful to only move the item that needs moving.

You do know that you can lasso items to group / regroup them?  That makes it a quick job.
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I may be imagining it, but I thought that PhotoShop had a function where you can select a single element and move it, and it retains the overall grouping, just moves the element relative to the other items.

I didn't know about the lasso though, that will make things easier, thanks :)
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When you group LAYERS you can select individual items and move them in PS. Grouping is more about keeping your adjustments limited to that group. 
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You can TRY (it works but it is tricky) to ungroup the items, SHIFT  CLICK the one that needs to move, group the ones that are still highlighted, make the move then select the rest of the group and regroup it 
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Yes, work that does. A good compromise it is.
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