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Silhouette Studio Ruler Disappeared! How to Get It Back

Silhouette Studio Designer Edition opens up a bunch of extra features - and among them is a ruler along the top and sides of the work area.  Sometimes that ruler seems to disappear on its own.

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No worries - it's easy to get back.

Open up Silhouette Studio. Now click on the Grid Settings icon along the top tool bar.

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At the very bottom of the window you'll see "Rulers" and "Crosshairs". If "Ruler" is not highlighted in blue, that means the rulers will not be visible in Studio.

So go ahead and click it to turn the rulers back on.

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Here's a little video if you prefer to watch than read.

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  1. I was so excited to see this post, only when I went into my grid options I don't have the rulers and crosshairs options like yours shows :( Any suggestions??

    1. My rulers disappeared after the October software update. In the user's manual I found that rulers are only a feature of the Designer edition, which I have. But when I checked the software version, it no longer recognized my Designer edition. I got the key from my account at Silhouette's website, and re-entered it under the Help menu. My rulers came back! I also contacted customer support to ask them to reset my download tries, since it was a glitch in their software that required me to have to re-enter the key. They did that right away.

  2. Mine is not showing either, tried the updating account thing and no luck. Have contacted Sil via email for tech support.


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