Change units used for margin measurement

Set the margin unit of measurement to inches, centimeters, millimeters, points, or picas.

Note: This change also affects the ruler and other measurements.

  1. Go to File > OptionsAdvanced.

    Scroll down to Display.

  2. Select the unit you want in Show measurements in units of.

  3. Select OK.

  1. Go to Word > Preferences, and then under Authoring and Proofing Tools, select General.

  2. Select the unit you want in Show measurements in units of.

  3. Select OK.

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