You can use Framer’s rulers and guides to help position and align layers on the canvas.
A video showing how to set canvas guides
Rulers show horizontal and vertical positions on the canvas.
Enabling Rulers from the top left menu
To show Rulers, click on Menu > View > Show Rulers, or press
Control + R on Mac or
Control + Shift + R on Windows. Repeat this command to hide the Rulers.
While Show Rulers is enabled, the Rulers will highlight the positions of any selected layers.
A guide is a fixed vertical or horizontal line that can help you position layers on the canvas. When a guide is present on the canvas, a dragging layer will snap to the guide.
Canvas guides around a Frame
Note: Guides are only visible when Show Rulers is enabled.
To create a guide, click on either the horizontal or vertical Ruler.
To delete a guide, right click the Guide and click Delete.
To select a guide, click on it.
To see the distance between a selected guide and another guide or layer, hold the
Option key and hover over the second guide or layer.
To reposition a guide, click the guide and drag it to the new position. While dragging, guides will snap to the edges of layers.
Tip: To make fine adjustments to a guide's position, zoom in on the canvas before dragging.