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How to use gridlines to check alignment
How to use gridlines to check alignment
Using gridlines is perfect for checking the alignment of elements on the proof. You can change the color of the gridlines too.
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To use gridlines

Step 1

Click the dimensions pill found at the bottom left of the proofing screen and select use gridlines. Or, click the gridlines icon found in the magic tools.

Magic tools icon
Magic tools showing the gridlines icon

Step 2

Click and drag from the gridlines area to draw a vertical or horizontal gridline.

Gridlines on a proof


  • To change the unit of measurement, in the dimensions pill click the units and select a different option (pixels, millimeters, inches, etc)

  • Use the keyboard shortcut g to turn the gridlines on/off.

  • To change the color of the gridlines, click the orange square in the top left corner of the gridlines.

Click here to learn more about our ruler tool.

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