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Baseline Grids – Should they have distinguishing names?

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There are two types of baseline grids:
a) the document level baseline grid;
b) text frame level baseline grids.

When the user selects to “Use Baseline Grid” via the Baseline Grid Manager, that baseline grid is for the whole document but it can be overridden if the user decides to add a Baseline Grid via the “Use Baseline Grid” option in the Text Frame Panel.

At the moment they are both called “Baseline Grid”. Would it be better if the document level baseline grid was called the Document Baseline Grid and the text frame baseline grid called the Local Baseline Grid (or Frame Baseline Grid)? That might help the user distinguish between the two.  It would also make explaining them a bit easier.

It’s not a big thing but I thought I’d ask the question.

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