Word 2010- Missing Vertical position info on status bar

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  1. Larry B

    Larry B Guest

    Having gone from Word XP to 2010, I often referred to the "vertical line
    info" (not the official jargon, to be sure) at the bottom of the page to
    know how close I am to the page break. It was usually around 10" depending
    on my margin and footer settings. That information does not appear to be
    present at the bottom of the window in Word 2010. Is there a setting or
    registry tweak that would make Word display that info?

    Thanks.
     
    Larry B, Apr 8, 2011
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  2. In Word 2007 and 2010, the status bar is finally user-customizable.
    Right-click on it and check "Vertical Page Position" and any other items you
    want to add.

    --
    Suzanne S. Barnhill
    Microsoft MVP (Word)
    Words into Type
    Fairhope, Alabama USA
    http://word.mvps.org

    "Larry B" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Having gone from Word XP to 2010, I often referred to the "vertical line
    > info" (not the official jargon, to be sure) at the bottom of the page to
    > know how close I am to the page break. It was usually around 10" depending
    > on my margin and footer settings. That information does not appear to be
    > present at the bottom of the window in Word 2010. Is there a setting or
    > registry tweak that would make Word display that info?
    >
    > Thanks.
    >
     
    Suzanne S. Barnhill, Apr 8, 2011
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  3. Larry B

    Larry B Guest

    OMG! That is great. I did not expect to hear that. I will ck it out later
    today.
    Thank you!

    "Suzanne S. Barnhill" <> wrote in message
    news:inn0hs$8it$...
    > In Word 2007 and 2010, the status bar is finally user-customizable.
    > Right-click on it and check "Vertical Page Position" and any other items
    > you want to add.
    >
    > --
    > Suzanne S. Barnhill
    > Microsoft MVP (Word)
    > Words into Type
    > Fairhope, Alabama USA
    > http://word.mvps.org
    >
    > "Larry B" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    >> Having gone from Word XP to 2010, I often referred to the "vertical line
    >> info" (not the official jargon, to be sure) at the bottom of the page to
    >> know how close I am to the page break. It was usually around 10"
    >> depending on my margin and footer settings. That information does not
    >> appear to be present at the bottom of the window in Word 2010. Is there a
    >> setting or registry tweak that would make Word display that info?
    >>
    >> Thanks.
    >>

    >
     
    Larry B, Apr 8, 2011
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  4. Larry B

    Stefan Blom Guest

    Although I like that we can customize the status bar, I don't like the fact that several useful options are hidden by default (section number and formatted page number in particular). :-(

    Stefan Blom
    Microsoft Word MVP



    "Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in message news:inn0hs$8it$...

    In Word 2007 and 2010, the status bar is finally user-customizable.
    Right-click on it and check "Vertical Page Position" and any other items you
    want to add.

    --
    Suzanne S. Barnhill
    Microsoft MVP (Word)
    Words into Type
    Fairhope, Alabama USA
    http://word.mvps.org

    "Larry B" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Having gone from Word XP to 2010, I often referred to the "vertical line
    > info" (not the official jargon, to be sure) at the bottom of the page to
    > know how close I am to the page break. It was usually around 10" depending
    > on my margin and footer settings. That information does not appear to be
    > present at the bottom of the window in Word 2010. Is there a setting or
    > registry tweak that would make Word display that info?
    >
    > Thanks.
    >
     
    Stefan Blom, Apr 9, 2011
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