How do I show the ruler in inches in Illustrator?

Make sure your rulers are visible by pressing the keyboard shortcut CTRL-R for PC or Command-R for Mac. You can also go to the menu: View > Rulers > Show Rulers. Right click the ruler and select the unit of measurement you want to work in.

How do I change the ruler in Illustrator?

Choose Edit→ Preferences→ Units (Windows) or Illustrator→ Preferences→ Units (Mac) to open the Preferences dialog box. Change the ruler unit only by using the General drop-down list in the Preferences dialog box.

How do you show measurements in Illustrator?

To use the tool, click the ruler on the toolbar and click where you want to start measuring. Drag the mouse to find the exact distances between two points. The “D” section of the info palette tells you the total distance of your measurement.

How do I use the ruler in Adobe?

Choose View > Show/Hide > Rulers & Grids > Rulers. Do one of the following: Drag down from the horizontal ruler to create a horizontal guide, or drag right from the vertical ruler to create a vertical guide.

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