This is a quick and easy method to ensure that all of your items are consistently pasted in the correct location.
Edit > Copy > Paste
Edit > Copy > Paste into Place
This will paste the element in exactly the same location as the previous page.
First make sure you have the Rulers turned on:
Cmd + R or
View > Show Rulers
Page Guides: to create a guide that spans the width of only one page. Place your cursor over the top of the rulers and over the page, then drag down over the page.
Spread Guides: to create a guide that spans the whole with of the document (spread). Place the cursor over the rulers, but in the pasteboard area (off the page in the grey area) and then drag down. This will create a guide that spans the length of the spread.
To view without columns and guides:
To view columns and guides:
Or use the shortcut W to toggle between the two modes.
A Baseline Grid is a grid of horizontal line that are evenly spaced across the document (blue horizontal lines in the image below).
To view the Baseline Grid:
To change the colour from dark grey to white:
To change the measurement unit:
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To get the type to wrap around an image or object, use the Text Wrap palette.