Change the unit of measure

You can set the unit of measure, such as inches or points, that Word uses for rulers and for measurements that you enter in dialog boxes.

  1. On the Word menu, click Preferences.

    Note: To open Word Preferences, you must have a document open.

  2. Under Authoring and Proofing Tools, click General   General Preferences button .

  3. On the Measurement units pop-up menu, click the option that you want.

See also

Create and use your own template

Change page margins

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