To use the ruler

Step 1

Click the dimensions pill found at the bottom left of the proofing screen.

Dimension pill showing the ruler tool option

Step 2

Select use ruler, then use your mouse to click and drag to draw a line or box to see the measurements.


  • To change the units of measurements, click the units and select a different option (pixels, millimeters, inches etc)

  • Use the keyboard shortcut ‘-’ to turn the ruler on/off, or click off the proof.

  • To measure a diagonal line, draw a box around the element and you’ll see the diagonal measurement displayed along with the width x height.

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