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Change Gridlines Height/Width In Word 2010

Gridlines helps in scaling out the document content, you can measure images, text space, tab width, etc by overlay gridlines on the document. Word 2010 offers you customization of gridlines size. In this post we will look at changing the size of gridlines.

To change the grid settings (Width, Height), head over to Page Layout tab and under Arrange group, from Align options, click Grid Settings.


Drawing Grid dialog will appear, under Show grid, change Vertical every & Horizontal every values as desired. You can also configure settings for Grid Origin.


Once you’ve change grid options, click OK to view the changes in main document.


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  • Yazdi

    Many thanks & God bless
    Please help in changing the colour of grid lines

  • Khadem25

    how to set 1.5 
    change Vertical 

  • Sina

    how can i print the gridlines?

  • Naeem Rind

    Thanx alot 🙂