Show or hide the rulers

Rulers help you to align items horizontally or vertically on a page. You can use the rulers to set indents and returns. You can also use the rulers to determine the dimensions of the publication elements, such as the margins, text boxes, columns, and so on.


Ruler

Callout 1 Rulers (horizontal and vertical)
Callout 2 Horizontal ruler guide

Show or hide the rulers

  • On the View menu, click Rulers to show or hide the rulers.

Show or hide the ruler guide

  • To show the ruler guide, point to the ruler's inside edge until the pointer becomes a double-headed arrow, and then drag the guide from the ruler to your publication.
  • To hide the ruler guide, point to it until the pointer becomes a double-headed arrow, and then drag it off your publication.

Show or hide the row guides or column guides

  • On the View menu, click Boundaries and Guides.

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Applies to:
Publisher 2007