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.

Solution:

  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."
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