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Tip of the Week: Snapping Guides to Rulers

This InDesign tip on snapping guides to rulers was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on November 2, 2017.

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Want your guides to match up with ruler units? It’s easy. Just hold the Shift key when dragging out a guide to snap it to ruler tick marks. Double-click on the ruler to quickly create a guide where you clicked.

Also, holding shift while you double click the ruler snaps the guide to the nearest tick mark.

Mike Rankin

Mike Rankin

Editor in Chief of, InDesign Magazine, and Author of LinkedIn Learning courses on InDesign, Illustrator, GIMP, Inkscape, and Adobe Dimension.
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