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How do I enable snap-to-grid by default on Mac OS X?

How do I enable snap-to-grid by default on Mac OS X?

I'm setting up a new Mac, and when I drag icons on my desktop (or in Windows, if I switch them to icon view), the icons don't snap into place unless I hold the command key down.

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Guest [Entry]

"With the desktop active, under the View menu, choose Show View Options (or cmd-J) and select Snap to Grid in the Arrange by drop-down.

Still available under later versions of OS X, but now in the Sort by drop-down (still under Show View Options):"
Guest [Entry]

Right click on the desktop, and click Sort by there should be a 'snap to grid' option