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5 hours ago, mschwerer said:

it´s not possible to generate guides over the horizontal or vertical rulers

I found this same thing yesterday, except that if I change the cursor to the Text Tool, I can then set the guides from either ruler.   I don’t remember whether this was the issue previously.


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On 11/27/2018 at 6:40 AM, jmwellborn said:

I found this same thing yesterday, except that if I change the cursor to the Text Tool, I can then set the guides from either ruler.   I don’t remember whether this was the issue previously.

 

10 hours ago, mschwerer said:

But you should be able to set the guides from the rulers with the cursur. Affinity designer do that.

So - is it a bug ???

Here on Mac I can set guides only with the Move tool (the arrow). Neither Text tool will let me drag a guide off of the rulers.


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6 minutes ago, Old Bruce said:

 

Here on Mac I can set guides only with the Move tool (the arrow). Neither Text tool will let me drag a guide off of the rulers.

I have a MAC 27” retina display with Sierra OS.   I cannot set Guides using the move tool.   Just tried it again with a new document in Publisher v. 174.   Only the text tool works to set guides for me.


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36 minutes ago, mschwerer said:

no tool works for me with Sierra to set guides ;-(

Mac Pro 5.1 with AMD Radeon HD 7950

Looks to me as though you are absolutely correct.   We seem to have a bug.


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Have you tried doing the starting up with the control key held down to clear the user settings?


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21 minutes ago, Old Bruce said:

Have you tried doing the starting up with the control key held down to clear the user settings?

No.  No need to.   We have our answer in another section on this topic in these forums.    We have to use the zoom tool and click inside a single-page document window to get them.   Pretty simple, actually.


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16 minutes ago, jmwellborn said:

No.  No need to.   We have our answer in another section on this topic in these forums.    We have to use the zoom tool and click inside a single-page document window to get them.   Pretty simple, actually.

That was about scroll bars, wasn't it? This discussion is about Guides.


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1 hour ago, walt.farrell said:

That was about scroll bars, wasn't it? This discussion is about Guides.

Oops.   

Anyway, the guides only work for me with the text tool.   No other tool.


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This should only work with the move tool. If you had an older build which had the buttons to turn this on and off for the tools it may have been turned off and the setting save but as that buttons been removed subsequently your user setting have not been updated to suit. A crtl and run would have reset these now allowing them to work for you

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