One of my favorite things about technology is people's ability to use it in unexpected ways. I admire the hacker ethos. It's what leads Johndan to use Google as a spelling checker and me to turn on all the cell borders in Excel to quickly print graph paper. Here's a nifty nifty solution to not having a ruler when you need one:
printable paper rulers
[link: swissmiss; image: vendian.org]
Oh, and there's online graph paper... much better than my Excel hack. Thanks cooltools.