Page Formatting


Modify Page Margins and Orientations

The page margins can be modified through the following steps:

  • Click the Page Layout Tab on the Ribbon
  • On the Page Setup Group, Click Margins
  • Click a Default Margin, or
  • Click Custom Margins and complete the dialog box

                       

To change the Orientation, Size of the Page, or Columns:

  • Click the Page Layout Tab on the Ribbon
  • On the Page Setup Group, Click the Orientation, Size, or Columns drop down menus
  • Click the appropriate choice

 

Apply a Page Border and Color

To apply a page border or color:

  • Click the Design Tab on the Ribbon
  • On the Page Background Group, click the Page Colors or Page Borders drop down menus

 

Insert Common Header and Footer Information

To insert Header and Footer information such as page numbers, date, or title, first, decide if you want the information in the header (at the top of the page) or in the Footer (at the bottom of the page), then:

  • Click the Insert Tab on the Ribbon
  • Click Header or Footer
  • Choose a style

 

  • The Header/Footer Design Tab will display on the Ribbon
  • Choose the information that you would like to have in the header or footer (date, time, page numbers, etc.) or type in the information you would like to have in the header or footer

 

Create a Page Break

To insert a page break:

  • Click the Page Layout Tab on the Ribbon
  • On the Page Setup Group, click the Breaks Drop Down Menu
  • Go to Page Breaks/Section Breaks

 

Insert a Cover Page

To insert a cover page:

  • Click the Insert Tab on the Ribbon
  • Click the Cover Page Button on the Pages Group
  • Choose a style for the cover page

 

Insert a Blank Page

To insert a blank page:

  • Click the Insert Tab on the Ribbon
  • Click the Blank Page Button on the Page Group