Aug 17, 2017 · To see both horizontal and vertical rulers, you must be in Print Layout view. To make sure you're in Print Layout view, click Print Layout on the View tab. Select the Ruler check box. Word 2016 Aug 21, 2019 · Solution. Click the Microsoft Office Button , and then click Word Options. Click Advanced. Under Display, in Show measurements in units of, accept the default setting of Inches, or choose a different unit of measurement in the list.