Switch page size, paper size, or page orientation

Change page size, paper size, or page orientation

About page size, paper size, and landscape/portrait orientation

Any publication layout you select in Publisher includes the page size and orientation used most often for that particular type of publication. You can switch the page size and orientation and preview your switches in the Page Setup group on the Page Design tab. You can switch the paper size and orientation and preview your switches and the relationship inbetween the page size and the paper size in the Print tab in the Backstage View. For more information on the Print tab please see: Print .

By setting the size or orientation of your page and paper separately, you can control where the page is located on the paper and avoid misaligned prints. You can also create a bleed off the edge of the page by printing on paper that is larger than your publication and trimming it down to the finished size, and you can print numerous pages on a single sheet.

Page size, paper size, or orientation of individual pages

You cannot switch the page size, paper size, or orientation of individual pages in a multiple-page publication. To produce a multiple-page publication that contains different individual pages, you must create separate publications for each different paper size, page size, or orientation and then assemble the printed publication by forearm.

Switch the page size

This procedure sets the size of your publication. For example, you can use this method to select the size of the printed publication to print a poster that measures 22 inches by 34 inches when printed — regardless of whether your printer can treat a single large sheet of paper or whether you will print the poster as a number of overlapping sheets of paper (called tiles).

Note: You can create publications as large as 240 inches by 240 inches.

Choose a page size

Select the Page Design tab.

In the Page Setup group, select Size and click the icon that represents the page size that you want. For example, click Letter (Portrait) 8.Five x 11″. If you don’t see the size you want, either click More Preset Page Sizes or click Create Fresh Page Size to create a custom-made page size. For more information on creating fresh custom-built page sizes, please see: Custom-made Page Size dialog box .

Peak: Using Publisher 2007? Go to the Format Publication task pane, then click Switch Page Size. In the Page Setup dialog box, click the icon that represents the page size that you want.

Create a custom-made page size

In the Page Setup group, select Size. then Create Fresh Page Size. Under Page. come in the width and height you want.

Peak: Using Publisher 2007? Go to the Format Publication task pane, then click Switch Page Size. In the Page Setup dialog box, under Page. inject the width and height you want. You can also select a publication type, such as Posters. click Create custom-built page size. and then come in the width and height that you want under Page. In the Custom-built Page Size dialog box, you can name your custom-built page size and specify the layout type and margins that you want.

Switch the paper size

The printer that you use determines the paper sizes that you can print on. To check the range of paper sizes that your printer can print on, consult the manual for your printer, or view the paper sizes that are presently set for your printer in the Print Setup dialog box.

Peak: Using Publisher 2007? View the paper sizes that are presently set for your printer in the Print Setup dialog box.

To print your publication on sheets of paper that match the publication page size, be sure that the page size and the paper size are the same. If you want to print your publication on a different size of paper — for example, to create a bleed or to print numerous pages on one sheet — switch only the paper size.

On the File menu, click Print Setup .

In the Print Setup dialog box, under Paper. select the size of paper that you want from the Size list.

Peak: Using Publisher 2007? On the File menu, click Print Setup. In the Print Setup dialog box, under Paper. select the size of paper that you want from the Size list.

Switch the orientation of the page

You can switch the orientation of your page to and from Portrait and Landscape.

In the Page Setup group, select the Orientation drop-down menu and select either Portrait or Landscape .

Peak: Using Publisher 2007? In the Format Publication task pane, click Switch Page Size. In the Page Setup dialog box, select the page size that has the orientation you want.

Switch the ruler measurements

Need to measure your document in centimeters, not inches? You can switch your ruler to centimeters, picas, points, or pixels, along with inches.

Click File > Options > Advanced and scroll to the Display settings. Look for Display measurements in units of. and switch the units.

Peak: Using Publisher 2007? Click Implements > Options > General tab. Look for Measurement units and pick the units you want.

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