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How to quickly show or hide crop marks in Word?

Author: Amanda Li Last Modified: 2024-07-24

Crop marks in Word documents are useful for indicating the edges of the printable area, which can be especially helpful for designing and layout tasks. However, there might be times when you need to show or hide these crop marks to better focus on your document's content or to prepare it for printing.

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to quickly show or hide crop marks in Word, allowing you to customize your workspace to suit your needs.

Show or hide crop marks through Word Options

Show or hide crop marks with Kutools for Word

Crop marks in Word

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Show or hide crop marks through Word Options

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Step 1: click File tab and then click Options.

Click File > Options in Word

Step 2: click Advanced, and check or uncheck Show crop marks in Show document content to show or hide crop marks of document.

The Show crop marks option in the Word Options window

Show or hide crop marks with Kutools for Word

Kutools gathering display settings of formatting marks and document content together, users can easily show or hide crop marks and other document content or formatting marks.

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Please apply the utility by clicking Enterprise > Display Setting > Crop Marks. See screenshot:

Display Setting option on the Kutools Plus tab

Check the Crop Marks to show the crop marks, or uncheck it to hide the crop marks, and then click Close. See screenshot:

The Show crop marks option in the Display Setting window

You can see the result as shown as bellow:

Document without crop marks
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Document with crop marks

For more information about this feature, please visit: Quickly show / hide or toggle formatting marks (paragraph marks & hidden text) in Word.


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Will Kutools allow the crop marks to be printed? Moved around?
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Thank you! Everyone else said remove asian languages which i didn't have enabled.
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idk :D hehehehheheheh
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THANK YOU VERY MUCH! ;-) :-)
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