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Tip of the Week: Using Align and Distribute with Guides

This InDesign tip on using align and distribute with guides was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on February 9, 2017.

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You’ve probably used InDesign’s align and distribute commands to arrange objects in your layout. But did you know that these commands also work with guides?

Just make sure guides are unlocked first (choose View > Grids & Guides > and make sure Lock Guides is not selected).

Then select guides with either selection tool, and use the controls in the Align panel or the Control panel.

Use the Spacing controls to set precise distances between guides.

Mike Rankin

Mike Rankin

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