Setting Margins - Exercise

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Setting Margins - Exercise

Setting Margins

Duration: 5 to 15 minutes.

In this exercise, you will change the margins in an existing document. Open or go to Plants in my yard.docx (in the Word2013.1/Exercises folder) for use in this exercise.

  1. Reset the margins of this document as follows:
    1. Top: 1.25"
    2. Bottom: 1.25"
    3. Left: 1"
    4. Right: 1"
  2. Add half an inch to the left margin in case you want to bind this document.


  1. From the PAGE LAYOUT tab, select Margins, then Custom Margins, then set the margins.
  2. Make sure Gutter position is "Left" and then increase the Gutter to .5."