If you are working on a small window, you can temporarily hide parts of the Word window to optimize the space used for your documents and documents, refer to the following article of Taimienphi.vn to know how to hide and show the ruler in Word.
Guide to hide, show ruler and ruler in Word
How to hide and show the ruler in Word
Rulers, also known as margins, are only displayed when you are in the default page layout mode, Print Layout and not disabled. Click here View tab, then click the next button Print Layout in the section Views.
Also in the View tab you can also hide and display the ruler in Word. To hide the ruler, simply uncheck the box ruler in section Show. To display the ruler again, simply check the Ruler box.
If you do not want to use the vertical ruler ruler displayed on the left side of the document window, but want to display the horizontal ruler ruler in the top corner of the document space, you can hide the vertical ruler ruler.
To do this, click File tab.
On the next window, click Options in the list of left pane options.
On the Word Options window, find and click Advanced from the list of options in the left pane. Next scroll down to the section display and uncheck the box next to it Select Show vertical ruler in Print Layout view.
Click here OK, got it to accept the changes and close the Word Options window.
Thus, the vertical ruler has been hidden. If the Ruler box is selected on the View tab, the horizontal ruler is still displayed in the top corner of the document space.
Note that if the Ruler box in the Show section on the View tab is not selected, the ruler will not display, regardless of whether you have the vertical ruler ruler enabled or not.
The above article Taimienphi.vn has shown you how to hide and show the ruler in Word. Also, you can refer to more ways show Ruler in Word on Macbook If you are using Word for macOS. Hopefully the article above will provide you with more useful information to work with Word more professionally. Good luck!