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In Adobe Photoshop (I'm currently using CS5), is it possible to remove the cyan-coloured guide lines? I'm talking about the ones added by View > Guides.. > horizontal/vertical guide choice I can't find it anywhere on Google nor this site!

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You can do as Marc Edwards suggest, or you can also select an individual guide and drag it off the screen to delete it.

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Wow to think it's as simple as that (both possibilities).. –  poepje Jun 5 '12 at 17:20
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Sure. You can hide the guides or clear them. Both can be done from the View menu.

Hide Guides

Clear Guides

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Thanks, I feel stupid for not having seen the 'clear guides' option. I decided to accept mrdwab's answer as the solution though, because removing them individually is actually what I had in mind. I voted yours up instead ;) –  poepje Jun 5 '12 at 17:19
Oh yep, I should have included that. @mrdwab's suggestion is a good one :) –  Marc Edwards Jun 6 '12 at 1:00
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For a faster way without losing your guides in case you need it later, just do apple+H (I'm sure its a combination of something+H in PC, maybe alt+H?)

It hides the guides, the same combo makes them visible again.

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Ctrl+H, but that just hides, not remove them. Which was already mentioned by Marc btw ;) –  poepje Jun 8 '12 at 14:35
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Keyboard shortcut tip
Drag a horizontal guide and while in drag, hit the 'Alt' key this changes the guide to a vertical one. Releasing the 'Alt' key returns the guide back to horizontal.

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Not really the answer to my question but a useful tip nonetheless, thanks. –  poepje Jun 7 '12 at 8:53
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