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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

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Changing Margins Within a Document

Usually, a document has one set of margins, and you use paragraph indents to control the layout of individual paragraphs. Sometimes, though, a long document might have several large sections that need different margins. Setting different margins for different sections would be extremely time-consuming and tedious to do using paragraph indents. Instead, you can set each section to start on a new page, or even to start on the same page as a section that has different margins.

Change the Margins

  1. Select the part of the document whose margins you want to change.

  2. On the Page Layout tab, click the Margins button, and click ...

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