Using the Page Setup Dialog Box

In Excel page setup options can help you make your worksheet look more professional. Learn all about using the page setup feature in Excel here.

Setting up margins

By default, the top and bottom margins are set at 1 inch. The left and right margins are set at 0.75 inch. You can change these margins using the Page Setup dialog box's Margins tab.

Margins display as dotted lines. Use the spin box controls to determine the size of each margin.

Page Setup dialog box Margins tab

To change the margins in the Page Setup dialog box:

  • Choose Filelesson actionPage Setup from the menu bar.
  • Select the Margins tab.
  • Use the spin box controls for each margin you want to change. A sample displays.
  • Click OK.