Where are my guides in Illustrator?

Go to the overhead menu and choose Illustrator > Preferences > Guides & Grid (Windows users choose Edit > Preferences > Guides & Grid from the overhead menu).

How do I get my guides back in Illustrator?

To delete all guides at once, choose View > Guides > Clear Guides. To release the guide, turning it back into a regular graphic object, select the guide and choose View > Guides > Release Guides.

Why do my guides disappear in Illustrator?

In the most recent update 24.1 there is a feature Real Time Drawing, which shows you the preview of objects while moving. But the preview of a guide or other objects that have no fill or stroke or an object with a white fill and no stroke means that they disappear when moved.

Why can’t I move my guides in Illustrator?

The guides are not locked.

Guides are not locked. Some guides can only be moved when they are selected in the Layer Panels and when using the arrow keys. Non-selectable Guides can be “Released” but only altered in color and line weight and still only moved with the arrow keys.

Why are my guides disappearing in InDesign?

1 Correct answer. When you set the guide preferences to cyan and 100%, this tells InDesign that you have to be zoomed in at least 100% in order for the guides to show up. If your document zoom is below 100%, they’ll disappear as soon as you click off of the guide.

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What are guides in Illustrator?

What are Guides? Essentially, guides are vertical and horizontal lines (or dots) that can be moved around the page as needed. When you’re ready to print a project, the guides are hidden from view. There are two main types of guides: ruler guides (i.e. normal lines) and guide objects (vectors transformed into guides).