Join Chris Grover for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing page orientation and size, part of Learning Word 2010.
When you first start Word, you see a page in Portrait Orientation, that is the page…is taller then it is wide. It also comes in the standard page size, 8.5x11.…Now sooner or later, you'll come across a project where you want to change those…settings, and this lesson shows you how. So, if you start off, you've got an empty…page here, a blank page, the bane of writers everywhere.…And to change the page size and the orientation you should go to the Page…Layout tab over here. And then in the Page Setup Group, you see…a lot of things that help you set up the page when you're setting up a new document.…
And orientation is certainly one of the important things, and then size is also…important over here. If you want to get a more complete view…of your page, you can go down here to the Zoom level.…Click on that and you can bring up this Dialog Box, and you see different…percentages of Zoom that you can enter in here.…But if you do Whole page, that automatically sets it so that we can get…a feeling for the size and orientation of our page.…
- Exploring the Ribbon
- Creating a document from a template
- Saving different file formats
- Editing text with Cut, Copy, and Paste
- Adding tab stops to the ruler
- Finding and replacing text
- Working with header and footer text
- Using Word styles
- Creating bulleted and numbered lists
- Adding a table of contents or index
- Restricting editing
- Printing documents, envelopes, and labels
Skill Level Beginner
1. Understanding Word and Its User Interface
2. Working with Text
3. Setting Up Your Document
4. Changing the View
5. Formatting Words and Paragraphs
6. Adding Media to Documents
7. Working with Long Documents
8. Collaborating with Others
9. Printing and Sharing Documents
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