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1. How to set guides at an angle? 2. I have a heavy black line marked vector/pixel. Why? Make it go away…

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1. In illustrator (B000!), I can select a guide and then rotate it. How do I do that in designer?

2. What's with the heavy black line with the tabs at the bottom saying vector on one side of the line, and pixels on the other? How did it get there, what does it mean, and how do I get rid of it. Thanks to anyone interested in helping me, it's much appreciated.

Weirdly, I'm not sure the vertical black line shows up in the file I am sending. Hmmm… see screenshot.

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Trellis Screen 12-6-22.afdesign

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1. Guides in the Affinity apps are either horizontal or vertical. They can't be diagonal. There are some possibilities in Grids, but not Guides.

2. You have enabled View > View Mode > Split View. If you don't like that effect, just pick a different View Mode :)

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1 hour ago, GVsculptor said:

How do I do that in designer?

You can actually use any vector object as a "guide" when you enable the appropriate snapping options. Also the Node tool has its own independent snapping options in the context toolbar.

So for example you can create a "My guides" layer, put your custom vector lines or shapes in there, lock each object as well as the parent layer, and use the objects for snapping. On export/print, you simply hide the whole layer.

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