How To Add Ruler In Word

  1. How To Add Ruler In Word
  2. How To Add Ruler In Words

If you want a ruler that appears horizontally and vertically, first make sure you're working in the Print. How to Show the Ruler in Word. The steps in this article were performed in Microsoft Word for Office 365, but will work in many earlier versions of Word as well. When you’re done with this article, find out how to hide comments when printing in Word if that’s an issue you’ve encountered before. Step 1: Open your document in Word. Step 5: Find out and select the Ruler item in the commands list. Step 6: Click the Add button. Step 7: Click the OK button. Then the Ruler button is added at the Quick Access Toolbar in the Message window. See the following screen shot: Step 8: Click the Ruler button, and then the ruler appears between the message header and message body at once. Ruler in MS Word for beginners and professionals with examples on save the document, correct error, word count, font size, font style, apply a style, customize a style, page size, page margin, insert header and footer and more. If the ruler is not visible it can be easily opened clicking on the view tab on the ribbon which is at the top of the page. Then click on the Ruler radar button on the Show/hide panel of the view ribbon tab. The ruler should now appear at the top of the document just below the ribbon.

How to insert and view ruler in Outlook?

By default a ruler shows above the editing area in Microsoft Word, which helps you measure the indents or spacing easily. See the following screen shot:

Actually you can insert and view such a ruler in Microsoft Outlook too, which has similar editor as that in Microsoft Word. Here we will show you how to insert and view ruler in Microsoft Outlook easily.

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Insert and view the ruler in outlook 2007 and 2010

If you are using Microsoft Outlook 2007 or 2010, it is quite easy to show or hide the ruler in the Message window. And you can do it as following:

Step 1: Create a new email message:

  • In Outlook 2007, click the File > New > Mail Message.
  • In Outlook 2010, please click the New Email button in the New group on the Home tab.

Step 2: Click the Ruler button at the top of vertical scroll bar in the Message window. See the following screen shot:

Then the ruler displays between the message header and message body immediately. See the following screen shot:

Insert and view the ruler in Outlook 2013

In Microsoft Outlook 2013 the ruler button is hidden. If you need to view the ruler, it is required to add this button into the Quick Access Toolbar firstly.

Step 1: Create a new email message with clicking the New Email button in the New group on the Home tab.

Step 2: Open the Outlook Options dialog box with clicking the File > Options.

Step 3: In the Outlook Options dialog box, click the Quick Access Toolbar in the left bar.

Step 4: In the Choose commands from: box, please select the All Commands.

Step 5: Find out and select the Ruler item in the commands list.

Step 6: Click the Add button.

Step 7: Click the OK button.

Then the Ruler button is added at the Quick Access Toolbar in the Message window. See the following screen shot:

Step 8: Click the Ruler button, and then the ruler appears between the message header and message body at once.

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How To Add Ruler In Word

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    I've installed the ruler in my Outlook 2016. But it only has one 'arrow' (bottom one), not two (top and bottom) like in Word. Any advive?
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    superb got what i need
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    Searched for what i wanted and got it just as i wanted! Perfecto!
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    Thanks.. Exact information.
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    For outlook 2013, if you don't see 'Ruler' when you are on the Quick Access Toolbar step, in the Choose commands from pulldown, select 'All Commands' and its there in the list

The top and side rulers in Word are used to set your margins, and also any Indents you might require for your paragraphs. They should display by default. If they don’t, here are instructions on how to make them display.

If you can’t see the rulers, click on the View Ruler button at the top of your right-hand scroll bar:

This will display both of your rulers, and you can use the sliders to adjust your margins:

To turn off the rulers, simply press that button again, and they will disappear!

Other relevant articles on this blog:

How To Add Ruler In Words

Indents and Margins.

How to add ruler in word 365

I hope you’ve found these hints helpful! Do share or pop a comment on this post if I’ve helped you learn something new or solved a tricky problem for you, and do explore the rest of my blog if this is your first visit!

Please note, these hints work with versions of Microsoft Word currently in use – Word 2007, Word 2010 and Word 2013all for PC. Mac compatible versions of Word should have similar options. Always save a copy of your document before manipulating it. I bear no responsibility for any pickles you might get yourself into!

This is part of my series on how to avoid time-consuming “short cuts” and use Word in the right way to maximise your time and improve the look of your documents. Find all the short cuts here …