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Is there a way to expand the Ruler to show all 11 inches of a page?

The ruler of LibreOffice Writer is split up where you can't see all 11 inches of it. There's a section of a ruler for the top margin, which I'm sure starts at 0 to the length of the top margin. Then there is a separate ruler count that starts at 0 for the body of the page, then there is a third section that Shows the length of the bottom margin.

Looking at the numbers on the ruler, you see 6 inches and a fraction in the default template.

It would be very convenient and easy for text and image placement if you could see the full scale of the 11-inch length and the 8 1/2 inch width of the page. This way when you are performing layouts for various projects you can use a regular ruler on a page for where you want to put your objects. If you want an object at the 3 7/16 inch position it would be easy, without trying to do a lot of calculations, to place your object exactly where you want it.

If there isn't a way to configure the builtin ruler for this setting, does anyone know if there is an add-on or plugin for LibreOffice Writer with this feature?

Thanks in advance for any input on this.

-- L. James

-- L. D. James ljames@apollo3.com www.apollo3.com/~ljames

Is there a way to expand the Ruler to show all 11 inches of a page?

The ruler of LibreOffice Writer Writer is split up where you can't see all 11 inches of it. There's a section of a ruler for the top margin, which I'm sure starts at 0 to the length of the top margin. Then there is a separate ruler count that starts at 0 for the body of the page, then there is a third section that Shows the length of the bottom margin.

Looking at the numbers on the ruler, you see 6 inches and a fraction in the default template.

It would be very convenient and easy for text and image placement if you could see the full scale of the 11-inch length and the 8 1/2 inch width of the page. This way when you are performing layouts for various projects you can use a regular ruler on a page for where you want to put your objects. If you want an object at the 3 7/16 inch position it would be easy, without trying to do a lot of calculations, to place your object exactly where you want it.

If there isn't a way to configure the builtin ruler for this setting, does anyone know if there is an add-on or plugin for LibreOffice Writer with this feature?

Thanks in advance for any input on this.

-- L. James

-- L. D. James ljames@apollo3.com www.apollo3.com/~ljames