Utilizing guides and rulers


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Utilizing guides and rulers

Anytime you are trying to line something up in QuarkXPress, either with another item on the page or just to the page itself, an essential tool are the Rulers and being able to use guides. So, let's have a look at Rulers first. Under the View menu, we can choose Rulers and they show up at the top and on the left side of the document. Now by default, they show up every time you create a new document in QuarkXPress, but in this case, I had turned them off, so we need to turn them back on here. Command+R or Ctrl+R in windows is the shortcut for that.

Now, with the Rulers turned on, we can see, let's say if we grab this blue box here and move it around, it will show us little lines on the horizontal and the vertical rulers of exactly where the edges of the item are. So, it makes it kind of easy to move it to the position you want. So, if I wanted this to be at a quarter- inch here, and a quarter-inch there, if I'm clever, I can just drop it right there. Now, if you have a whole lot o...

Utilizing guides and rulers
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Utilizing guides and rulers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Jay Nelson as part of the QuarkXPress 8 Essential Training

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Design
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QuarkXPress
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