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Quickly change ruler units in Adobe CS apps.

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Next time you need to switch from Picas to Inches in one of your Adobe Creative Suite applications, don’t go digging through preferences. Simply Right-Click on the ruler and pick your new measurement. This works in Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator in versions CS, CS2 and the new Adobe CS3. Enjoy!

Tip: Adobe InDesign adjusts the vertical and horizontal units independently, so you’ll have to make your change to the top and side rulers separately.

Source: This tip comes straight from Jason Hoppe’s “Intro to Adobe InDesign” class that he leads every quarter at Seattle’s School of Visual Concepts. This month Jason has also provided a package of all-day Quark-to-InDesign workshops for several in-house creative teams at Costco.