# Is there a way to add 2D guide lines to my view that help you align?

I'm wondering if there is a way to add lines like these in the view?

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Having lines stay like this while working in 3D

• u mean ruler or grid lines
– atek
Nov 2, 2016 at 8:32
• @atek I am not sure what they are called but i think grid lines move with your 3d model when you turn view, but I'm looking for lines that stay. Nov 2, 2016 at 8:36
• i want to know what ur trying to do? r u trying to snapping some object
– atek
Nov 2, 2016 at 8:40
• @atek I am not working on anything but I was wondering if this feature excists and if not I'll try and find a way to make it myself. but I have no use for it yet. Nov 2, 2016 at 8:51

You can use the Grease Pencil, and set the Stroke Placement to View, like this: