The View menu contains commands that let you alter the scaling of a document, show or hide rulers, scales and pictures and go to a specific page in the document.
The Scale command leads to a dialogue box where you can change the magnification of the document in the range 10% to 999% by either:
If Scale to fit has been clicked the size of the document is adjusted so that a page fits in the window. If the window is subsequently resized the document size will be automatically readjusted to fit.
Shows or hides the button bar.
Shows or hides the horizontal and vertical scales.
Shows or hides the ruler.
Shows or hides the light grey line that indicates the limits of the typing area.
Show or hides any pictures in the document. Hiding pictures speeds up scrolling and uses less memory.
Adds or removes a blue background on all index entries.
Go to page...
Choose Go to page... to bring a specified page into view. A dialogue will appear where the required page number can be set.
The Go to page command can also be useful to determine which page number you are on if you want to start printing from a particular page. Choose Go to page... (or press F5) and the page number will be displayed.
Note: The page number displayed is the number of pages from the first page in the document which may not be the same as the number in the Header or Footer.
This command leads to a dialogue box where you can set the units of measurement used for the horizontal and vertical scales: