Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 2007, 2010, and 2013. If you are using an earlier version (Word 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Word, click here: Quickly Displaying the Page Setup Dialog Box.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated July 18, 2015)
Word provides a quick and easy way to access the Page Setup dialog box. To access the Page Setup dialog box, simply position the mouse cursor anywhere on the gray portions of the rulers (either horizontal or vertical) and then double-click. You can then make your changes and have them immediately reflected in what you see on the screen.
WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (10362) applies to Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, and 2013. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Word here: Quickly Displaying the Page Setup Dialog Box.
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