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Is there a way to quickly define a baseline grid on photoshop using the guides tool? For example, if I want to create a 24px vertical rhythm, can I do this quickly on PS?

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Aayush, welcome to UX! However, this question belongs on GraphicDesign.SE, so I'm migrating it there. – Vitaly Mijiritsky Sep 3 '11 at 7:58

Use the Grid, Luke...

Go to Preferences > Guides, Grid and Slices and set up the grid you want. Show/hide the grid with Ctl-', and ensure View > Snap To > Grid is checked.

Unlike Illustrator and InDesign, you can't make a distinct baseline grid. The above should be enough for most purposes, though.

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Thank you very much. – aayush Sep 3 '11 at 9:02
You can make a baseline and horizontal grid using GuideGuide – citelao Sep 4 '11 at 2:01
Very nice. I hadn't come across GuideGuide before. – Alan Gilbertson Sep 4 '11 at 7:24

In PhotoshopCC+ you can also choose View > New Guide Layout

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