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Welcome to Lesson 5 of the Intermediate Microsoft Word Tutorial. In this lesson we will cover Page Formatting. I hope you enjoy the lesson.

Set Margins

Step 1: Open the Page Setup Dialog Box

Open the File menu and select Page Setup.

Step 2: View the Margins Tab

In the Page Setup dialog box, click the Margins tab if it's not already displayed.

Step 3: Change the Margins

Type new margin settings in Top, Bottom, Left and Right boxes; the settings are measured in inches. You can also use the spin arrows to set new measurements; click the up arrow to increase the measurement, click the down arrow to decrease the measurement.

Step 4: Apply the New Settings

Click OK to apply the new margins to your document

Set Line Spacing

Step 1: Change Line Spacing

Select the paragraphs you want to change. Click the Format menu, click Paragraph and then click the Indents and Spacing tab.

Step 2: How Much Spacing?

Click the Line Spacing drop-down menu and then select the option you want. Click OK when you are finished.

Step 3: Change Paragraph Spacing

Select the paragraphs you want to change. Click the Format menu, click Paragraph and then click the Indents and Spacing tab.

Step 4: Add More Space

To add space above a selected paragraph, click the Before up or down arrow. To add space below each selected paragraph, click the After up or down menu.