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Silhouette Studio Troubleshooting: How to Turn Off the Crosshairs

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Today on Silhouette School I'm answering a reader question and it's dealing with an issue that I've actually experienced myself.
"Over the last few days I have found I have a grey cross on my cutting mat within the software regardless of what I am doing. Do you know what is is for and can I get rid of it? I have version 3 installed and the new cameo 2."  - Tracy
What Tracy is referring to is the little crosshairs that somehow seems to magically appear when you least expect it.  I'm sure she (and I) inadvertently hit something and turned this thing on along the way, but it can be frustrating when you have these gray crosshairs following you around the work area like a lost puppy. 

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So to turn off the crosshairs in Silhouette Studio you want to go to the VIEW menu along the top menu bar. 

Then click Grid Options. 

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The Grid window will open as shown above. 

When the grid options window opens up, de-select the Crosshairs options at the very bottom so it's no longer blue, but instead white. 

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That's all there is to turning off the crosshairs in Silhouette Studio. 

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  1. What is the purpose of the crosshairs?

  2. Thanks I had just notice this happening in the last few days!!

  3. Or use the PC shortcut Ctrl =
    Turns it both on and off

  4. I have been watching tutorials all day regarding crosshairs and I cant find the button on my program any where. What if its not there?


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