Frequently asked questions

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Absolutely, you can pick on which screen to display the ruler either from the app settings or by right clicking on any ruler anchor points and choosing the screen from the dropdown menu.

We included 3 variations of Golden ratio visualization for you to choose from:

#1 – Goldie –  Gives a general idea of the ratio proportions.

#2 – Goldie Square – Is more effective for exact alignments.

#3 – Goldie Thirds – Lets you check the rule of thirds in golden proportions.

#4 – Thirds lets you check the regular rule of thirds.

#5 – Diagonal thirds – Lets you check the diagonal rule of thirds.

#6 – Baroque – Lets you check the baroque proportions.

You may use the Goldie calculator for any golden ratio calculation you need. Including off screen work.

You can definitely use the Goldie calculator for calculating typesetting proportions. Using the golden ratio for setting things like line height or font size increase between headlines will greatly help the visual appeal of your design.

Here is a good article that goes in the details of this topic, enjoy!

Here is the complete list of shortcuts:

Open Goldie Ruler
⌥ + ⌘ + G

Flip Horizontally
⌥ + ⇧ + ⌘ + H

Flip Horizontally
⌥ + ⇧ + ⌘ + V

Next Ruler Theme
⌥ + ⇧ + ⌘ + →

Previous Ruler Theme
⌥ + ⇧ + ⌘ + ←

Snap Rotate Ruler every 45°
Hold down shift as you rotate from the dot anchor point

Vertically and Horizontally Lock Ruler
Hold down shift as you drag from the middle white bar

That’s an experimental feature we are trying. It allows to start from a fresh ratio every time.

When engaged you can open the ruler by clicking, holding down and dragging. Every time it will start from zero in stead of from the previous position.