Can I show rulers in Word Online?

You can’t show rulers in Word Online unfortunately. But if you have the Word desktop application, click Open in Word to open the document and see rulers.

Image of Open In Word command in Word Online

To learn more, see Show or hide rulers in Word or Show or hide the rulers in Word 2016 for Mac. If you don’t have the Word desktop application, you can try or buy it in the latest version of Office now.

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