In this article, you going to see how to change margins in google docs in detail and step by step in a simple ways.
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Let’s have look on how to change margins in Google Docs.
Important thing in this google docs is text appearance on a printed page, its totally depend on margin setup.
It is very simple to change and setup the margins in Google Docs.
You going to see in a step by step and in detail.
To create well format document, it include many points such as spacing of line, styling of paragraph, and setting of margin.
There are different way to setup margins in google Docs.
How to change page margins using the Ruler in Google Docs?
It is one of the simplest way to change the margin is using ruler.
Check whether the ruler is not display or not display.
If not displaying then from the top menu bar click on the View menu and then click on the submenu Show Ruler from the menu.
On click on Show Ruler you will see the ruler one on the top and other on the left hand side.
Changing the left-hand side margin, check where is a cursor, put your cursor over the top of the rectangle or triangle combination on the left-hand side of the ruler. Then You will see, there is a small arrow on the top of the ruler and a vertical blue line appear.
To change the margin you can drag inward or outward to decrease or you can increase the left margin. Very much be careful not to drag either the rectangle or triangle separately because if you drag it this will affect the paragraphs and not the page margin.
Our next step is to change the right-hand side margin, in a similar way check the where is cursor, put your cursor above the triangle on the right-hand side of the top ruler. In a similar way as you do for the left margin, now you have to do the right margin for changing the right margin When you see the arrow and blue line, then you have to drag inward or outward to change that right-hand side margin.
How to Change Top and Bottom Margins in Google Docs?
In the similar way you can changes do for top or bottom , So to do change the top or bottom margins, check the where is cursor, put your cursor on the ruler where you see the shaded area turn to white. Then you will see a small arrow and a horizontal blue line. Then then you have to drag up or down to increase or decrease the margin.
In this way you can make changes to margin using ruler for any side. But best approach to change margin is via using the page setup.
How to Change The Page Margins Using The Page Setup?
To do changes margin for page set, then you have to add the specific measurements for your margins, for doing this you have to follow the below steps.
1)Open the Google Docs, then click File from the top menu bar and then choose Page setup
2)Next step is to add the measurements in the boxes under the Margins column for Top, Bottom, Left, and Right.
3)Then Click OK to apply the margin changes setup.
How to Set Default Page Margins In Google Docs?
In the similar way you can set Set Default Page Margins In Google Docs.
Follow the below step to setup default margins.
1)In a similar way, Open the Google Docs, then click File from the top menu bar and then choose Page setup
2)Our Next step is to add measurements in the boxes under the Margins column for Top, Bottom, Left, and Right.
3)Then Click Set as Default.
4)Finally click OK button.
How to Adjust Margins For Columns in Google Docs?
It is very simple to Adjust Margins For Columns.
Follow the Below steps to adjust column margin.
1)Open the Google Docs, then click Format from the top menu bar and then choose Columns
2)Under the Columns, Choose Layouts as per you requirement.
3)Drag inward or outward to change margin using the ruler for each columns as per your requirement
4)In this way you can adjust margin for Columns.
Check with above all point you can Change Margins in Google Docs.
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