Chapter 23. New Tricks With Guides 3:42

  • When you set the origin point you are setting that position on the ruler to 0,0
  • When you snap the origin to an object you can use the ruler to position a guide exactly N units away from that object
    • Double click the genesis point to reset it to the default position
    • You are left with a guide so you know where to place the new object
  • When you hold shift to work with a guide it always snaps to the whole location
  • Command-rag from origin brings two guides
  • Guides are indispensable