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Formatting Your Dissertation (or Thesis): Margins and Page Layout


Create a custom margin

  1. Select Layout > Margins.

  2. Select Custom Margins.

  3. In Margins, use the Up and Down arrows to enter the values you want.

  4. Select OK when done.

Change default margins

  1. Select Layout Margins Custom Margins.

  2. Set your margins.

  3. Select Set As Default.

  4. Confirm your selection.

Apply a predefined margins setting

  1. Select Layout > Margins.

    The Margins option is highlighted on the Layout tab.

  2. Select the margin measurements you want.

    From the Layout tab, shows the options for margins,

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