Lesson 23 ª

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

PAGE FORMATTING

 

To apply a format to a page or even a complete document we are working on, we must consider that the tab we need to use is the Page Layout tab.

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We locate the Page Setup menu to establish the main properties we can include in our document.

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Margins:

1. To change or edit our page margins, we click on the Margins icon in our toolbar:

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2. This open up a window with all the available options. Generally, Word is configured to Normal setting to work.

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Under this option, this is the way our worksheet looks like:

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3. If we want to change our margins, we select another choice. For this example, we will choose Narrow:

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This is the way our worksheet looks like with the Narrow setting. Notice that the margins are smaller than the previous example. This will also be visible in the number of lines that compose the paragraph.

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Orientation

This function changes the page design to horizontal or vertical (landscape and portrait layouts, respectively), depending on the case.

This icon is represented by two pages (superimposed, one behind the other):

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Generally, Word is configured with the Portrait layout (vertical layout) to work:

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Nevertheless, we can change this by opening the menu and selecting the Landscape layout:

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This is the way our page will look like with this format:

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