2 Ways to Display the Ruler (Ruler) in Microsoft Word and Change the Unit of Measure

2 Ways to Display the Ruler (Ruler) in Microsoft Word and Change the Unit of Measure

Geekers - How to display the ruler in Word 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019 or above. Rulers or rulers are used to arrange paragraphs in word documents to be neater.


Microsoft Office is basically created with the aim of assisting computer users in carrying out various office activities. One of the most frequently and popularly used applications in the Microsoft Office suite of applications is Microsoft Word.


Microsoft Word is famous for its complete and qualified functions and features. You may also have often used this application for various document writing purposes. Whether it's for office affairs or for other matters. But even so, it turns out that there are quite a lot of people who still don't really understand the features in this application.



One of them is the Ruler feature in Microsoft Word. There are many things you can do with this feature, one of the most important is that it can help you organize the paragraphs in your report so that they can be tidier and easier to read.


How to Display Rulers in Word (All Versions)


But what if at any time something happens that makes you accidentally delete the Ruler in Microsoft Word? Don't worry, in this article we will write down several steps regarding how to display the ruler in Word and also how to change the ruler's measurement units in Microsoft Word.



1. First of all, please open the Microsoft Word application on your computer.


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2. You may find a display like the one below when you open Microsoft Word, where the Ruler feature does not appear.


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3. To display it, please select Ribbon View then check the Ruler option.


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4. After you check the Ruler, the Ruler or ruler feature will automatically be displayed on your Microsoft Word display.



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Changing the Unit of Measure Ruler (Ruler)


When you look at the ruler or ruler in Microsoft Word, one thing you may notice is that the distance between numbers or their size is not very familiar to us.


This is quite reasonable considering that Microsoft Windows usually uses inches as the default size in its system, but we in Indonesia use centimeters more. Quoted from the Microsoft documentation, we can change the size to what we want.


1. First of all, of course you can open the Microsoft Word application on your computer.


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2. After opening the Microsoft Word application or program, please click File on the Ribbon. You will find a display like the one below. Please select Options.


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3. Then you will be directed to a window or window called Word Options. In this window, please select the Advanced section on the left tab, then please scroll down on the right side. In the Display section, please look for “Show Measurements in units of:. This section is responsible for setting the unit of measure in Microsoft Word. If previously it was Inches, you can change it by clicking on the box and you can choose a unit of measure that is more familiar to you. There are several options, there are centimeters, millimeters, points and picas. After selecting, click OK.


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4. When finished, you will be able to see the units of measure in Microsoft Word, especially on your ruler or ruler that has changed.


Those are some tips and steps on how to display the ruler in Word and also how to change the measurement unit so that it becomes easier for you to adjust the position of paragraphs in your document. Hopefully this article can provide benefits for you.



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