For precision placement of objects in the Canvas, it can be helpful to know the exact
pixel position of the pointer. The status bar can display this information in an X and Y
coordinate system (Cartesian). The center point of the Canvas is 0, 0.
To display the current pointer position in the status bar
In the Appearance pane of Motion Preferences, select the Coordinates checkbox.
When you move the pointer in the Canvas, the coordinate information updates in the