How to Page Setup using Microsoft Office Word 2010

Word Processing Application
Microsoft Word 2010 User Interface

In creating any documents even it is an offline or online application using a word processing application like the Microsoft Office Word 2010, you need to set up first the margins, paper orientation, and the most important of all is to select what size or paper size you need to use in your documents. Pending to create first with this application setting has probably ruined the formation of your document's paragraph inside the document templates if your page setup set after you type in your entire documents.

Follow the steps and look at the images of how to set up this setting for your documents before you start typing.

  1. PAGE LAYOUT MENU- This is a main menu at the top commonly using for settings, themes, page background, paragraph, and arrange.

Page Setup Document

You can use your keyboard key by pressing the ALT, then all the main menu has a corresponding letter so that you can select a menu to use using your keyboard. If you want to use your mouse simply click the page layout menu.

MS-Word Settings

To open the active window to set up margin you need to click the margins ribbon, button after you click the PageLayout Main Menu, or press on your keyboard the corresponding letter. Then click custom margin or press the letter A to proceed.

2. Page Setup- This is an active window of the 2010 version, it is the settings of Margins, Paper size, and layout of your documents.

Page Setup

Once the active window called "Page Setup" will open you can set now your margin. The margin are top: 0.5, bottom: 0.5, left: 0.5, Right: 0.5, Gutter: 0, the paper orientation is landscape. If you notice what is gather? Gutter is used as an additional margin for your binding paper-like spring binding, including gutter position either the top or left. This is only a sample picture, follow the need of your documents 

3. PAPER SIZE- This is the menu of the active window of page setup, it's the sizes and type of paper you need to use for your documents.

MS-Word PageSetup Settings

Paper sizes are also the type of common paper you use in your documents like 8.5" x 11" called letter size, 8.5" x 13" called Long band paper, and 8.5" x 14" called Legal which is the use of a legal document like MOA or any agreements needs to verify for signature for an Attorney. To select paper sizes you can click the down arrow back at the top right side. You select also the A4 and A5 band paper or other types and sizes of band paper after you click that down arrow bar.

Other settings you need to set up in the above picture here is the layout, once you click the layout menu, you will see the header and footer settings that have a default size of 0.5 " if you want to change like 10" click and type your specific size. If you're finished with all settings, click the OK button below the active window.

If you have questions, feel free to leave your message at the comment bar below this post. 

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