When using Word Ruler functions let you manipulate margins, tabs, and indents. Learn how to use the Ruler Word feature to format text.
You can adjust the width of margins, tabs, and indents in your document using Word's Ruler.
The Ruler is helpful when you need to create several columns, show column placement, or know the distance between columns.
If you switch to Print Layout view (Choose ViewPrint Layout view), a vertical ruler displays along the left side of the screen. To hide this vertical Ruler, switch to a different layout view.