Rulers

Version: 2.8 || Release Date: 2009-05-21 || License: Shareware ($19.00) Developer: omnidea | App Owner: factoryjoe

On-screen rulers.

omnidea Rulers allows to create on whole screen area a set of rulers, like most common graphic editors allows on their working areas only.

Using the guide lines enables to measure and position objects with precision and it's incredibly useful in many fields, such as computer graphics, desktop publishing and web design.

Rulers can also be used to select a screen area and take a screenshot that is automatically saved to desktop or copied to system clipboard.

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5 Opinions

I completely agree with @bitnix . Keep It Simple™ it is! I use it a lot to manage CSS lay-outs. Thank you, Omnidea!

FreeRuler is, uh, free.

In combination with PixelStick(http://osx.iusethis.com/app/pixelstick), it's the perfect combo. This is great for guides, and pixelstick is awesome for length and angles. They're very complimentary.

Me heart this app. Great for fine-tuning CSS layouts and such. Thanx Omnidea!

I completely love this app.

No matter how simple it may look, compared to the other competitors, this app finally makes me feel SURE, that the pixels I measure, actually ARE the pixels that I intended to measure, so to speak.

Rulers manages to Keep It Simpleâ„¢, and for that, I'd like to say thanks to the developers, omnidea. You rule! ;)

If there's one thing that could make it a tad bit faster, adding an Undo function to its feature set, would make a welcome improvement; for those situations where you have moved a ruler too far, it would be faster to just hit Command-Z to bring it back to its original position, rather than dragging it back, manually.

Heck, while I'm still at it. A preference option letting you specify a snapping value in pixels, from which the mouse cursor activates a ruler's moving mode would be great.