enter image description hereI'm having trouble with the polygon drawing tool in QGIS. When I try to create a polygon, instead of adding vertices with single clicks, the tool seems to be continuously adding vertices wherever I move the mouse. This creates an unwanted, squiggly line instead of a defined polygon.

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You probably have "Stream Digitizing" activated.

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Choose Digitize with Segment to get the behavior you expect or simply press R to switch between mode while digitizing.

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