Show the ruler in Microsoft Word


Word 2007-2013

To see both horizontal and vertical rulers, you must be in Print Layout view.

  • To make sure you're in Print Layout view, click Print Layout on the View tab.

  • Select the Ruler check box.

Word 2016

To see both horizontal and vertical rulers, you must be in Print Layout view.

  • To make sure you're in Print Layout view, click Print Layout on the View tab.

  • Select the Ruler check box.