How to Set Up an 11X17 Document in Word

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How to Set Up an 11X17 Document in Word
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Microsoft Word allows you to setup a variety of pre-configured page sizes, which can be selected with a few clicks of your mouse. Selecting various format lets your document conform to whatever size paper on which you are printing. By default, Word uses the 8.5- inch-by-11- inch "letter" size, but you can easily select the 11-inch-by-17-inch "ledger" size.


Step 1

Open Microsoft Word.

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Step 2

Click the "Page Layout" tab.

Step 3

Click "Size" in the "Page Setup" group, and select "Ledger 11" x 17." The Word document automatically changes to reflect the new size.


Step 4

Click the "View" tab, and click "Page Width" in the "Zoom" group to display the entire width of the page. Alternatively, click "One Page" to see the entire page.