Free virtual ruler for your computer screen
This Screen Ruler is a great tool that allows you to accurately measure anything on your screen. This is especially useful when measuring graphics, web page browser sizes or whatever. Screen Ruler can display Pixels, Inches, Picas or Centimeters.
When launched, Screen Ruler will appear horizontal showing approximately 400 Pixels in length. When ever your cursor is over Screen Ruler it will change to cross-hairs and the distance of the cursor from the left (0) of the ruler will be displayed next to the Size Slide Control.
The "X" Button: This will close Screen Ruler.
The "--" Button: This will minimize Screen Ruler. To reactivate the program - just click on the minimized box.
The Size Slide Control: You can adjust the size of Screen Ruler by using the Slider control.
Moving Screen Ruler: To move Screen Ruler to the desired location - simply place your cursor anywhere on the Ruler, left click and drag while holding down the mouse button while dragging.
Right Click Options:
Flip: This will toggle the Ruler from horizontal to vertical
Mark Center: This will mark the exact center of the Ruler - if you have the Ruler set at 600 pixels - a vertical slash will appear at 300 pixels if you activate the Mark Center option.
Slide to Zero: This will move the starting point (0) of the Ruler to the far left of your desktop screen.
Pixels, Inches, Picas, Centimeters: The default setting is Pixels. To use a different measuring system - just click on the desired option.
Close: This will completely close the Screen Ruler.
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