Enabling print product guides and guidelines

Guides are useful for creating a consistent design or measuring where certain content should be left blank for fold lines or postage. Learn more below:

If you have a document that you are intending on ordering from Lucidpress, it is important that you double-check you are meeting the product standards for fold lines and where postage content may be placed. To enable print-product guides, please follow these steps:
(Below shows an example for brochures. You can enable this for postcards/mailers, and door hangers as well)
  1. Select a print size under "print and ship"
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  2. Match the page specifications. Pro tip: Visit the print product catalog to see requirements
  3. Click the checkmark for "print product guides"
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Click the document guides button in the menu bar. Add columns and rows as needed to set up your guides. Screen_Shot_2019-12-06_at_3.19.33_PM.png
Go to view > guides > enable/disable guides by clicking "show guides"
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Right-click > create horizontal guide (makes sure show guides are enabled to see this setting)
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Right-click > create vertical guide (makes sure show guides are enabled to see this setting)
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Click and drag to your desired position
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Right-click on the guide > delete guide
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