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Tip of the Week: Creating Crosshairs Guides

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Want to make a set of crosshairs guides, with both a vertical and a horizontal guide? You don’t have to draw two separate guides. Just hold the Command key on Mac or Ctrl on Windows and drag from the spot where the rulers meet.

Bonus: Add the Shift key to make the crosshairs snap to the ruler tick marks.

Mike Rankin

Mike Rankin

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