Join Jess Stratton for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting page margins, orientation, and color, part of Google Docs Essential Training.
- Over the course of creating different Google Docs,…there's some things that you might…need to change for those documents,…specifically, the page margins,…that is, how much width you have…on the side of each document and the top and the bottom,…setting the orientation,…whether it's portrait or landscape mode, and the color.…Right now it defaults to a white background.…There's one place that you can go…to change all three of those things,…and that's the Page setup screen.…To get there, click File and select Page setup…down at the bottom.…
Here's where you can change the Orientation…from Portrait to Landscape mode,…that is, turning the piece of paper sideways.…You can also change the paper size,…if you're printing your document out…on a larger size piece of paper.…You can also change the background color.…It defaults to a white background,…but you can certainly change that.…You can also change the margins,…that is, the amount of white space on the top, bottom,…left, and right sides of your document.…
For example, if you change those,…
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