How to Show Ruler in Google Docs

When you want to take a print of a page you have to adjust the area of a particular page so that your content will remain on it.

With Google Docs ruler you can easily adjust margins on both left and right sides of a page. You can also do indent in Google Docs with help of a ruler. So the ruler is very important.

How to show ruler in Google Docs

Open Google Docs on your computer

In the “Menu bar” click on the “View” option then navigate and click to “Show Ruler“, you will get a display horizontal ruler on the top and a vertical ruler on the left side of the Google Docs document editor.

how to show ruler in google docs

How to show vertical ruler in Google Docs

When you enable the option “Show Ruler” in the docs, you will see a vertical ruler on the left side of the outline in Google Docs.

You can use the ruler to control the height of the page, take your mouse cursor to the left vertical ruler until the arrow becomes a double-sided arrow.

Then hold and drag the double side arrow up or down to adjust the length of the content of a page.

Similarly, use the ruler to adjust the width of the page take the mouse cursor to the top horizontal ruler, and when the arrow becomes double side adjust the content width of the page.

How to show ruler in Google Docs
How to show ruler in Google Docs and Control vertical ruler

The above image is a reference to how you can control the ruler in Google Docs by adjusting left margin, right margin, and top margin.

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