Welcome to the Treehouse Community
The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)
Looking to learn something new?
Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.
Jacob Brech7,224 Points
Why set up two shapes?
Why does Ashley Burke use two shapes to set up the markers? Would it not be sufficient to set up only one 100px wide shape that serves as the margin? I don't understand why she adds the 50px padding shape with the same color.
Hi Jacob, It does seem like setting up the 100px wide shape on both sides would be sufficient, if necessary. A quick way to do that is to select the rectangle tool, then double click. You can enter the dimensions, right away. It looks like the logo is the only layer that is 50 px from each side, which can be sized in the transform panel.