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LayoutGuides.RowGutterWidth Property (Publisher)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 8/24/2017
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Returns or sets the width of the row gutters that are used by the LayoutGuides object to aid in the process of laying out design elements. Read/write Single.


expression. RowGutterWidth

_expression_A variable that represents a LayoutGuides object.

Return Value



The default width of row gutters is 0.4 inches.


The following example modifies the second master page of the active publication so that it has four rows and four columns, row gutter width of 0.75 inches, column gutter width of 0.5 inches, and center lines in the gutters. Any new pages added to the publication that use the second master page as a template will have these properties.

Dim theMasterPage As page 
Dim theLayoutGuides As LayoutGuides 

Set theMasterPage = ActiveDocument.MasterPages(2) 
Set theLayoutGuides = theMasterPage.LayoutGuides 

With theLayoutGuides 
 .Rows = 4 
 .Columns = 4 
 .RowGutterWidth = Application.InchesToPoints(0.75) 
 .ColumnGutterWidth = Application.InchesToPoints(0.5) 
 .GutterCenterlines = True 
End With
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