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Ruler units changed

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In my Word 2003 installation, the units for the rulers have changed somehow from inches to a very small unit, possibly twips or picas.  How can I change them back to inches (I looked in Options, and couldn't locate anything, but I may have missed it).
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You can change the measurement units of your ruler from inches to metric on the General tab of the Options dialog box (Tools menu, Options command).

See also: http://www.gmayor.com/Character_Units.htm
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Thanks, that worked.  It was set for points.
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