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18 Mar 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
About MS Windows 10

Hello Friends,
I am a newcomer to this forum. I have an Acer Aspire 5755 laptop & currently have Windows 7 ultimate.
I want to ask that whether the scale in top of MS Word have matched with the physical i.e.
actual ruler or not. And if it is matched then what happen if we use a large size screen.

Please help.

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18 Mar 2013   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64

Welcome to the forum,

The ruler at the top will be actual size when the page is set at 100% and will scale accordingly when adjusted up or down.
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19 Mar 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
About MS Word 10

Hello Derekimo,
I get your point but when I tried to confirmed that by applying an actual ruler onto the screen, by setting the zoom level at 100% the ruler on the top is quite large (about half an inch) from that of
actual. Also I want to know that what will happen if we use a large-screen monitor or a projector, does the ruler still correlates with the physical ruler in this case and what about the small screen size say of a
palmtop or PDA. Please elaborate.
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19 Mar 2013   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

It depends on the monitor and drivers - it has to communicate properly the actual size of the screen for Windows to be anywhere near accurate (and it'll never be right on a projector :))
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21 Mar 2013   #5
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

The Microsoft Word ruler is relative to the paper size selected not the monitor size or resolution. It is a guide to help you know placement/aspect when the document is printed to paper or saved as a PDF.
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