- To change ruler measurement units, on the File menu, click Page Setup, and then click the Page Propertiestab. Under Measurement Units, click the units you want, and then click OK.
- To change the spacing of ruler subdivisions, on the Tools menu, click Ruler & Grid. Under Subdivisions, click the spacing you want.
Note For some types of drawings, you may want to change the measurement units to pixels. However, a pixel isn't a unit of measurement. A pixel is just a dot on a screen and the size of the dot varies for different screens. To simulate pixels, set the measurement units to points.