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Word 2010 & 2007 can not change ruler measurement unit from CM to Inches

I want to change the Microsoft Word top ruler measurement unit from center-meters to inches. However, after i change Options > Advanced > Display > Show measurement unit of ... to Inches.
When i go back to word program, the ruler unit do not changed, always in CM. Then i go back to Options for double check the setting, the measurement unit is Inches already.

I tested it with two computers, word 2010 & 2007, got the same results.

Any idea how can i fix it?
Many thanks.

English Windows 7 with Word 2010, 32 Bit
Traditional Chinese XP with Word 2007
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I believe you need to change the settings in Windows - which Office will then use.

Here is an example which works for PowerPoint (so I'm assuming it will work for Word too):
Paul SauvéRetiredCommented:
Hace you tried (in Windows 7): Control panel - Region and Language - Formats - Advanced setttings... - Measurement system: and select US?
dickchanAuthor Commented:
I tried change the Measurement System from control panel but still failed.
I even change the format to US and reboot the computer, still no luck.

Any suggestions?
Have you tried reinstalling Office after you have set the Windows setting to centimetres?

That way you know your system has been set correctly before installing office.
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