Using the Ruler

You can insert a ruler into a page, and then manipulate its size, length, rotation and location, and draw along its edges.

To insert a ruler

Press Measurement Tools , and then press Ruler .

A ruler appears.

To move the ruler

Press the middle of the ruler (displayed as a darker shade of blue), and then drag the ruler to a different position on the page.

To resize the ruler

  1. Press the ruler.

  1. Press the object's resize handle (the circle in the bottom right corner), and then drag it to increase or reduce the objectís size.

To lengthen the ruler (without changing its scale)

Press the ruler's far edge, between the menu arrow and the resize handle, and then move your finger away from the ruler.

To shorten the ruler (without changing its scale)

Press the ruler's far edge, between the menu arrow and the resize handle, and then move your finger toward the middle of the ruler.

To rotate the ruler

Press the top or bottom edge of the ruler (displayed as a lighter shade of blue), and then drag the ruler in the direction you want to rotate it.

The ruler displays the current rotation in degrees.

To reverse the measurements

Press the ruler's flip symbol .

If the metric measurements appeared on the top edge of the ruler, they now appear on the bottom edge and vice versa.

To draw using a pen and the ruler

  1. Press Pen , and then select an available line type.

  1. Draw along the edge of the ruler.

Digital ink appears in a straight line along the edge of the ruler.

To remove the ruler

  1. Press the ruler.

  2. Press the ruler's menu arrow, and then select Delete.