Microsoft Word 2010 and 2013 provides users with option for displaying the gridlines in a word document. These gridlines cannot be printed but they can be used for positioning the texts, pictures and any objects. You can show gridlines in Word document using the menu option available as part of the View menu.
From the Home menu navigate to View menu.
Then mark the checkbox with label as Gridlines available under the Show section. This would display the gridlines in Word 2010 document as shown below