How to use different page orientations inside one document

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Sometimes page orientation for a particular page has to be different from the rest of the document. E.g., usually the whole document has the Portrait orientation, but for a page with the big table it is more convenient to use the Landscape orientation.

To change a page orientation, follow these steps:

   1.   Select pages or paragraphs that you want to change to Portrait or Landscape orientation.

   2.   On the Page Layout tab, in the Page Setup group, click Margins.

Margins in Word 2007

   3.   Click Custom Margins, in the bottom of list.

   4.   On the Margins tab, choose Portrait or Landscape orientation.

   5.   In the Apply to list, click Selected text.

Page Setup in Word 2007

   6.   Click OK.

Note: Microsoft Word automatically inserts section breaks before and after the text that has the new page orientation. If your document is already divided into sections, you can click in a section (or select multiple sections), and then change the orientation only for the sections that you have selected.

Different page orientations example Word 2007

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