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I did not see this question yet anywhere, even though I'm just now getting to using Word 2010.  My problem is, I cannot find a way to view the ruler in print preview.  I used this quite often to get the look just right before printing.  While in print preview before, I would just drag the cell width to where I liked it as well as the margins.

Please tell me they didn't take it away for the 2010 version?

Thanks, Robin


This is an Excel group.  You say Word 2010 but you also talk about cell.  In any event, in either Excel or Word 2010, go to the view tab, then choose Print Layout under the document views.  Then go to the show section under the view tab and make sure Ruler is checked.

Here are some sources of information for excel and word 2010

Now as far as print preview, the old print preview is not really available in 2010 from my experience.

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