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Is there a way to create a shortcut, or to write a script, so that once the shortcut is pressed, a guide appears under the mouse pointer and moves with the mouse until next click. Once the mouse is clicked, a guide is placed.

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    Isn't dragging from a ruler just as easy? – Scott Mar 30 '19 at 4:47
  • @Scott, the original question is not about what is easier. – Meglio Mar 30 '19 at 8:20
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    I realize that. Which is why I didn't post an answer but a comment instead. No answer to my question though? :) – Scott Mar 30 '19 at 8:42
  • sadly script doesn't allow to wait for userinput :( so i'm feared it can't be done – Mr.Online Apr 30 '19 at 3:28
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There's no such hotkey and to my knowledge, there's no way of getting mouse coordinates from Photoshop via scripting, so it's not possible. (Might be possible with external automatisation application like AHK on Windows though)

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