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I am trying to create new horizontal and vertical guides in Photoshop CS5.

1) view -> New Guide -> Vertical (this is for vertical guide line);
2) view -> New Guide -> Horizontal (this is for horizontal guide line).

My question is: Is there any other shortcut way to create these guide lines?

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pull from the rulers, ctrl-r to hide and show.. you can even use alt to change from vertical to horizontal.. or vice versa. Is that what you mean?

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you know that you're able to make you own shortcut for it right?

Open Photoshop: Edit>Keyboard shortcuts (Alt+Shift+Ctrl+k)

Then Keyboard shortcuts and menus window pops up.

then you'll have to find the "view" dropdown folder. (third from the buttom) then you'll scroll way down and find the line "New Guide..."(fifth from the buttom) and put in the shortcut you want for it.

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You can click and drag on rulers to create Guides.

If you want a Horizontal Guide, click and drag from Horizontal Ruler. and for vertical go for vertical ruler.

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