There are 2 kinds of grids available, the baseline grid for aligning columns of text and the document grid for aligning objects.

A baseline grid resembles ruled notebook paper, and a document grid resembles graph paper.

1. Click the Grids panel.

2. Enter the spacing between the grid lines. Type a value that equals your body text leading, so that lines of text align perfectly to this grid.

3. If you wish to set horizontal grid spacing, in the Document grid > Horizontal section specify the value in the Gridline every and also set a value for Subdivisions between each grid line.

4. To set vertical grid spacing, in the Document grid > vertical section specify the value in the Gridline every and also set a value for Subdivisions between each grid line.

5. For showing the baseline grid and the document grid check the Show boxes.