Rulers display the dimensions of the page, and the position of tabs, indents, borders and columns. You can modify all of these on the rulers using the mouse.
By double-clicking on the ruler, you can open the Paragraph dialog and assign direct paragraph formatting for the current paragraph or all selected paragraphs.
On the ruler, set the tabs for the current paragraph, or all selected paragraphs, using the mouse.
You can define the indents and margins for the current paragraph, or for all selected paragraphs, using the mouse.