In this tutorial you will learn about the page layout in microsoft word. By the help of page layout menu you can easily manage the pages of the document. With the help of page setup panel you can change the margins, orientation, size and columns of page. You also set the border of page and you can also customize the border for the pages of the document. Through the page setup dialog box you can change the margin, paper and layout setting for the pages of your document in microsoft word.

page layout in microsoft word example:-

Open a document in microsoft word and click on page layout same like as following.

page layout option in microsoft word

 

Now visit the page setup panel and find the margins option.

margins option in microsoft word

 

There are different margins in the margins option through which you can select the required margin for text document.

different margins in MS word

 

You also can define your own margin by using custom margins option which is most below the margins.

custom margin in excel

 

After clicking on custom margins a page setup dialog box appear on the screen.

page setup dialog box in microsoft word

 

You can change margin of the page top, bottom, left and right. You also add gutter to the document by gutter option and set the side of page for gutter. Apply gutter to top and set margins from all sides of pages 1.5.

customize margins of pages in microsoft word

 

By using paper tab of page setup dialog box you can change the paper for document which helps to manage the document for print.

paper tab of microsoft word

 

You can select the paper size different from letter or customize the paper size for the document in microsoft word.

custom size paper microsoft word

 

By layout tab you can select the settings for header and footers in your document by using microsoft word.

page layout in microsoft word

 

For manage the page border and shading click on button having the caption Borders. After clicking on button border and shading tab appear on the screen like as following.

border and shading of page in microsoft word

 

You can select the style of border as your requirement. Also select the color, width and art for the border of page. Change border to Box and style dotted line then color is green width 1.

apply border to page in microsoft word

 

After clicking on OK button the selected border is applied to all pages of document in microsoft word.

page layout in microsoft word

 

To apply art on border of the page select the art from the border and shading dialog box.

art border in microsoft word

 

After pressing OK button the art border applied to the all pages of document in microsoft word.

microsoft word tutorials

 

Hence you have learned about page layout in microsoft word.

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