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using Word 2019. checked the paper width at 100% and found it off significantly. How do you calibrate the ruler to get better agreement between screen and represented distances?



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The ruler and page widths are relevant to the printed page, not the displayed page.

How big a page appears on the screen depends on the size of the screen and the number of pixels being displayed. There is a massive difference in size between a 13'' laptop screen showing 1980 pixels wide or a 40" monitor showing 1980 pixels wide.
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so, I think I understand. Drawing programs allow you to set the 8" as 8 actual inches when the magnification is set to 1. I assumed that WORD's 100% meant that the dimensions shown were to be considered accurate.
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You are correct that you assumed incorrectly about Word.
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I'm intrigued that there might be drawing packages that can do this. I would love to see it working on my two monitors of different physical sizes but same pixel count.
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