Change the ruler measurement unit in Word 2013

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In Word 2013 on top of your document, you see the ruler. Normally, the measurement unit for this unit stays the same. But what if you recieve a word file from someone who has set a different measurement unit? Then you might want to change it.

Here is how to change the ruler measurement unit in Word 2013:

  • While in the document you want to change, click on File.
  • Click Options.
  • Click Advanced on the left side.
  • In the Display section, select the right measurement unit from Show measurements in units of.

Note: To show the ruler, click View and select the Ruler check box in Show.

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