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Chapter 15. Mastering Page Setup and Pag... > Changing Margins and Orientation

Changing Margins and Orientation

The page setup items you’ll adjust most often are likely to be the margins and page orientation settings. The margins of your document control the amount of white space at the top, bottom, right, and left edges of the document. You can also control the amount of space used for the gutter, which is the space reserved on the interior edges of pages to save room for binding. In Word, you can customize the gutter setting along the left or top margin of the page.

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Plan your margins for double-sided printing

If you’ll be binding the document you create, be sure to specify a gutter margin large enough to accommodate the binding. If your document is printed single-sided, every gutter margin will show the spacing you enter along the left margin. If your document is to be printed double-sided, display the Page Setup dialog box, click the Multiple Pages arrow, and then choose Mirror Margins to make sure that the margin settings are applied to the left and right interior margins. For more information about printing, see Chapter 3, “Printing with Precision.”



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