Put ruler guides on the page InDesign CS6


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Putting ruler guides on the page

Designers love adding guides to their page to define zones and manage the space. Production folks' love adding guides because it maintains consistency and helps you layout pages fast. Whatever the reason you want to add guides, InDesign let's you do it in a number of different ways. The basic way to add a guide to a page is simply by dragging it out of the ruler. I'll drag out of the ruler up here and let go over the mouse button when my cursor is over the page, and I can see that it's added a new guide on the page, that's a page guide. If instead I pull a ruler guide out of the ruler and let go of it while it's on the pasteboard, then I get a pasteboard guide, sometimes called a spread guide, because it goes all the way across these spread.

Here I can see that these two text frames are completely not aligned, so I'm going to go ahead and resize this one to snap to that guide. Now there are other ways to add guides as well. I'm going to right-click on the in...

Putting ruler guides on the page
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Putting ruler guides on the page provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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