This time saving tip has been around for a while and it has stayed consistent, even with the new releases of Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010. Anything that saves you a click or several clicks saves you time – this one is great, opening the Page Layout dialog box where you can define margins, layout, and so on. You may find you use it a lot – I know I do. Simply double-click anywhere in the greyed-tinted area of the vertical or horizontal ruler and the dialog box opens instantly.
It’s the fastest and easiest way to open the Page Layout dialog box.