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Grids and guides

You can use grids and guides to accurately align and position expressions, text, or any item in your document. The grid represents horizontal and vertical lines which appear at regular intervals on the page, just like graph paper. Set apart at any distance you like, they make a great reference for aligning items relative to each other or from the page edge. Guides are reference lines, horizontal or vertical, that can be set anywhere on the page. Unlike gridlines, guides can be positioned at will, and are particularly useful for fine positioning of items to be aligned between lines of the grid.

You can also tell Finale to automatically snap certain items to the closest grid intersection or to a guide line.


See Also:

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Showing the grid

Creating a guide

Snapping to grids and guides


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