In Word margins are used to help define structured spaced within any given document. Read this free lesson on margins in Word for help.


  • Download and save the Cover Letter Word document to complete the challenges below.
  • Open the document.
  • Set the margins so the top margin is 2 inches and all other margins are 1 inch.
  • Verify that the Page Orientation is set to Portrait.
  • Change the Paper Size of the document to be 8.5" x 11".
  • Save your changes, and close the document.