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Different set of guidelines for different pages

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Dear affinity team.

Recently I tried to set up guidelines for a trifold brochure.

I needed different guideline positions for the front and the back page because the part that folds to the inside needs to be shorter than the other 2 parts.

Obviously Publisher would sync the guidelines over the whole document and it is not possible to have a separate set of guideline for different pages.

Using different master pages was no solution too because guidelines are synced over separate master pages too.

So I think it would be a great idea to setup separate guideline sets for certain pages or at list for different Master pages.

I followed this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HavASPBcZQ and this guy could obviously use separate sets of guidelines for certain pages. Why is this not working anymore in a newer beta of publisher?

Thank you very much for this great new product in the affinity family.

 

Best.

Chris.

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Publisher already allows different Guides on different pages, in my experience on Windows.


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Use two (or more) Master Pages for the from and back. Set your guides up there.


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