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In Word, my margins are too large. How can I change them?

Microsoft Word 2016

  1. From the Layout tab, Page Setup group, click on the Margins icon
  2. Choose Custom Margins...
  3. From the Margins tab, set the value for the top, bottom, left and right margins

    Page Setup window
  4. Click OK

Do not reduce the margins to less than 0.5cm (0.3in) on either side. If you do then some of your text near the edge of the page may not be printed.

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Created by Jason Bailey on 27 July 2001 and last updated by Adrian Chorlton on 1 August 2016