MS Office Units

  shellship 16:04 07 Oct 07

I have a senior moment - or rather longer than that. My wife's MS Office has default measurements in metric i.e. centimetres and prefers imperial units i.e. inches. I used to know how to change from one to the other but can no longer remember how to do so. Please, can someone refresh my little grey cells.

  Clapton is God 16:06 07 Oct 07

In Word - Tools; Options; General; Measurement units

  VoG II 16:07 07 Oct 07

It is in Tools > Options somewhere.

Sorry, I have Office 2007 and they've moved those commands.

  shellship 16:17 07 Oct 07

Many thanks. Our copies of Office are XP but it still works. "I remember it well"

  shellship 17:41 07 Oct 07

Oh dear. It works fine in MS Word but I can't find the location to do it in Excel. Tried Office Help on internet but no joy so back to bothering you two again.

  VoG II 17:51 07 Oct 07

I'm not sure that I understand as Excel doesn't use cm or inches click here

  shellship 18:14 07 Oct 07

Thanks. But how does one set page margins. In pixels or points?

  Clapton is God 18:20 07 Oct 07

As VoG™ says, there are no page margins in Excel.

To set margins for printing Excel worksheets use File; Page Setup or File; Print Area.

  VoG II 18:22 07 Oct 07

Try File > Page Setup > Margins tab.

I think that the units there are taken from Control Panel > Regional and Language Options > Customize button > Numbers tab > Measurement system: Metric.

  shellship 18:34 07 Oct 07

Think that's it. Ta again.

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