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Show Text Ruler not working for me

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The Text Ruler worked fine on the previous version, but I can't get it to appear in 337. Mac OS 10.12.6 & Chrome

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Hi MarilynG,
Welcome to Affinity Forums :)
If you click once with the Move Tool in a Text Frame it becomes selected but the ruler doesn't appear. You may just want to move it. If you click on it with a text tool or double-click it with the Move Tool it should then display the text frame ruler (menu View > Show Text Ruler must be enabled). Can you check if this is what's going on in your case? Thanks.

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Yes, View - Show Text Ruler is enabled. I've tried everything you've suggested in an attempt to get that text ruler to show again--but to no avail. (Multiple times.) (btw double-click with Move Tool changes tool to Text Tool). I don't know what else to try to format the footer--except 3 small text frames...

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3 hours ago, MEB said:

Can you please upload the .afpub file using this link so we can take a look? It may also be a casual glitch which should be fixed by a reset but I would like to check the file first.

For what it is worth, I am on Mac Sierra, v. 10.12.6 and using Beta v. 337 have just opened a new document, created a text frame, and the text ruler was right there.    I have  View>Show Text Ruler checked as it has been for every new beta build, and it is still checked.   


21.5 iMAC Retina 4K display. MacOS Sierra v. 10.12.6 (which I am not changing).  3.1 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5, Turbo Boost up to 3.6 GHz.  Memory 8 GB 1867 MHz LPDDR3.  1TB Fusion Drive.  Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200 1536 MB.   iPad Pro 12.9, iOS v. 12.3.1, Apple Pencil.  Affinity Publisher 1.7.1,  Affinity Photo 1.7.1, Affinity Designer 1.7.1.   

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