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LibreOffice Writer displaying ruler very weirdly (in cm)

I recently got a laptop with a 4K resolution, and it has had tons of problems with programs displaying so small, due to high resolution and DPI. I don’t know if this problem is due to high ...
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Display Ruler Information in less (cursor position)

Sometimes, if I know I'm not going to do any edits in a window, I use less instead of vi. However, vi displays percentage and cursor position in the bottom right corner. Is there a way to mimic this ...
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Windows digital ruler which measures in percentage? [closed]

I've been trying to find a windows ruler that allows to measure in percentage for a long while without success, so asking in case you know of such a software. Basically, I just need a ruler that's ...
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Ruler on screen is smaller than real ruler

All the distances measured by my computer are smaller than when I measure by real ruler. This is true for any programs which has ruler. When I go to iRuler.net, the monitor dimension it distinguishes ...
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Tools to put pixel ruler guides to the image

I'm using Photoshop/Illustrator to design the layout of my game's title screen. When I have finished, in addition to exporting each button/image for the programmer to implement, I also want to let the ...
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What is the purpose of the tiny ruler that I've just pulled out of the side of my Dell Latitude E6430?

On the side of my Dell Latitude laptop, above the DVD drive, is a slot marked 'EC'. Pulling on it revealed a strangely shaped ruler with a temperature converter tool on the back. What is this? Why is ...
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Triangle ruler for OS X [closed]

With all the mathematics required in games or apps, why is there no such application like TriangleRuler for Mac OS X? Or Windows? Or cross-platform? [edit] I myself am looking for a tool for Mac OS X ...
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Photoshop Ruler Tool, multiple measurements?

I have been using Adobe Photoshop for many years, but its the first time for me to wonder about the ruler tool. I use it quite often to make measurements on the image that I am working on, but I know ...
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How get rulers with ticks every 85 pixels (1 cm @ 216 DPI) in Illustrator?

I have a file with 800x480 pixels that will be displayed on a 216 DPI display. I would like to have Illustrator display rulers that respect this, i.e. with ticks every ~85 pixels (1 cm). Ideally, the ...
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Fireworks CS4: Creating/Adding Guides

How do I create a guide for every 18 pixels? It's too tiresome to manually create them for a project with 1500px.
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Good on-screen ruler application for Windows? [closed]

What's a good (preferably free) on-screen ruler for Windows? I just need to measure a few things in pixels on the screen. I need it to be flexible (easily resizable and able to measure both vertically ...