In Word page layout can affect how content looks in documents. When using Word paper size and page margins can be easily changed.
One formatting aspect you'll need to consider as you create your document is whether to make adjustments to the layout of the page. The page layout affects how content appears and includes the page's orientation, margins, and size.
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Word offers two page orientation options: landscape and portrait. Landscape means the page is oriented horizontally, while portrait means the page is oriented vertically. Compare our example below to see how orientation can affect the appearance and spacing of text and images.