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I've been working on a large project on Windows and have the current version of Affinity publisher.  In the current document, the guide lines do not work.  If I bring up a different document, the guide lines work just fine.  Any ideas on this?  Thank you!

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If you look at the View menu, do you have View > Show Guides enabled?


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OK, then can you clarify what you mean by the guides not working?

Are you trying to set them on a Master Page or a document page? Are you dragging them out from the ruler, or setting them via the Guides Manager?

Are you talking about ruler guides or column guides? (Sorry, should have thought of that one earlier; column guide visibility is a different setting: View > Show Column Guides.)


-- Walt

Windows 10 Home, version 2004 (19041.388),
   Desktop: 16GB memory, Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz, GeForce GTX 970
   Laptop:  8GB memory, Intel Core i7-3625QM @ 2.30GHz, Intel HD Graphics 4000 or NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
Affinity Photo 1.8.5.703 and 1.9.0.864 Beta   / Affinity Designer 1.8.5.703 and 1.9.0.864 Beta  / Affinity Publisher 1.8.5.703 and 1.9.0.863 Beta.

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Guide lines are document specific not global, so if you set up guide lines in one document they wont show the same guide lines in another document

Could that be what you are expecting to happen?


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Both guides have been enabled.  I've been trying to drag them from the rulers.  On one document it works, but not on the current one.  This is on a document page. 

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Check you dont have the View Tool (Hand) selected you cant drag guides with that tool


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4 minutes ago, DJ! said:

I've been trying to drag them from the rulers. 

What tool do you have selected? There are 3 (Color Picker, View, Zoom) that cannot drag guides out from the ruler.

 


-- Walt

Windows 10 Home, version 2004 (19041.388),
   Desktop: 16GB memory, Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz, GeForce GTX 970
   Laptop:  8GB memory, Intel Core i7-3625QM @ 2.30GHz, Intel HD Graphics 4000 or NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
Affinity Photo 1.8.5.703 and 1.9.0.864 Beta   / Affinity Designer 1.8.5.703 and 1.9.0.864 Beta  / Affinity Publisher 1.8.5.703 and 1.9.0.863 Beta.

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I think it's probably time for a screenshot or a movie and some popcorn


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