How to Make a Word Document Wider

Picture the following scenario: You are asked to write a one-page paper, and after you type it into Word, it turns out to be two lines more than a page long. Since the paper needs to be one printable page, all you need to do is adjust your margins to make the page wider so your entire paper will fit. This page will now be easy to deliver or email, and the recipient can print it on one page for easy filing. This also utilizes much less paper, making it more environmentally friendly.

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Adjust your margins to use less paper.

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Open Word or other word-processing software.

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Open your page settings. Click on "File" and choose "Page Setup" from the drop-down menu.

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Decrease the right and left margins to make the document wider. If you want your text to be centered on the page, decrease the right and left margins by the same amount.

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Choose "OK" to apply the changes to your document.