Changing your preferred unit of measurement

You can change your default preferred unit of measurement to be used throughout Dorico Elements for options that use absolute measurements, such as the size of page margins in Layout Options.


  1. Press Ctrl/Cmd-, to open Preferences.
  2. Click General in the category list.
  3. In the General section, select one of the following options from the Preferred unit of measurement menu:
    • Points (pt)

    • Millimeters (mm)

    • Inches (in)

    • Centimeters (cm)

  4. Click Apply, then Close.