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"Show Column Guides" missing from View Menu

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Following the documentaion there should be a View menu item called "Show Column Guides" that should allow hiding/showing column guides.

I cannot find it (I'm on Photo persona).

I have enabled 3 by 3 column guides but cannot find a way to switch them on/off other than setting the column/row number back and forth between 1 and the number I need.

Quite unconvenient, I'd say.

Affinity Photo 1.8.3 on Windows 10 x64 (Italian).



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"View>Show Column Guides" is a feature of Affinity Designer, not Photo, which simply has "View>Show guides".


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19 minutes ago, emmrecs01 said:

"View>Show Column Guides" is a feature of Affinity Designer, not Photo, which simply has "View>Show guides".

I started to say that, too.

Then I discovered that the Guides Manager (View > Guides Manager) lets you configure column guides in Photo, too. (At least, in the current 1.8.4 beta.)

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Hello, have you checked the Affinity PHOTO help?

It both mentions the guides (that are indeed there in the application) and the menu item to show/hide them...


So... missing functionality or error in help ...

EDIT: everything, as mentioned, in 1.8.3 release.




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