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Text frames Column Guides

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Jun 28, 2021 Jun 28, 2021

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Silly question department...
I'm struggling with text frames.
I would like to display a selected Text frame's "column guides". I created a 2 column text frame but, even though I'm not in Preview mode, I can't see the center column guides. I searched for an option to turn these types of guides on, under the Display menu, to no avail....
 
I suppose there are no "Text frame Column guides" options anywhere?
This is me "dreaming"... 
I know about Column Guides available under Page > Margins and Columns dialog. That's what I've been using for the longest time but, I don't know, this morning, as I was looking at my 2 column text frame, I said to myself "How the heck do I get the column guides to display" in this thing? And that launched me into searching all the menus and options for a possible "Show Text frame Column guides" option.... Which I never found.
 
Silly me.
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Engaged , Jun 28, 2021 Jun 28, 2021
Hi, make sure you have View -> Extras -> Show frame edges active: With: Without:

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Jun 28, 2021 Jun 28, 2021

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Hi,
make sure you have View -> Extras -> Show frame edges active:

With:
Bildschirmfoto 2021-06-28 um 21.59.28.png


Without:

Bildschirmfoto 2021-06-28 um 21.59.20.png

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Jun 30, 2021 Jun 30, 2021

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I found the culprit: with Overprint Preview turned on, I'll never see the gutter of any selected text frames!

Silly me...

I knew I had seen those darn vertical giudes before but I could not find why they wouldn't come on, even with Viewing mode = Normal.

Sorry. It's not the first time this setting bites me...

Thanks for taking the time to help!

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