How to Set Multiple Page Sizes in a Word Document

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How to Set Multiple Page/paper Sizes in a Word Document: Set default page/paper size as other page sizes such Letter size, A4 size, Tabloid, Envelope size, and custom page sizes at a time in the document.

To set Multiple Page/paper Sizes in a Word Document, Follow the steps below:

  1. First, add enough pages in your document. For example, add 8 or more pages as shown in the picture below.

Customize page/paper size in MS-Word

2. For example, if you would like to keep the first 1 page as it is (Default Size) and want to change the next 3 pages (2nd, 3rd, and 4th pages) are as other sizes. Then click at the beginning of the first line of the 2nd page to start the new section from here.

Customize page/paper size in MS-Word

3. On the Layout tab, in the Page Setup group, click on the Breaks, and then select the “Next Page” under the “Section Breaks”.

Change paper/page size in MS-Word

4. Now, to stop previous page Section Break at the 4th page (Previous Size) or start a new section from the 5th page, click at the beginning of the first line on the 5th page. 

Change page/paper size in MS-Word

5. Again, go to the Layout tab, click on the Breaks in the Page Setup group, and then select the “Next Page” under “Section Breaks”.

Set different multiple page/paper sizes in a Word Document

6. To stop previous page Section break at the 7th page (Previous Page Size) or start a new section from the 8th page, click at the beginning of the first line on the 8th page.

How to set multiple page/paper sizes in a word document

7. Again, go to the Layout tab, click on the Breaks in the Page Setup group, and then select the “Next Page” under “Section Breaks”.

8. To change the default page sizes (The default page size in the word is Letter Size) as other pages sizes you want from 2nd to 4th page, do the following.

Click any page in between 2nd and 4th

Mixed page sizes in a word document

  • Go to the Layout tab, in the Page Setup group, click the drop-down arrow of the Size, and then select More Page Sizes
Change Page size in MS-Word

Set Multiple Page Sizes in a Word Document

  • On the Page Setup dialogue, select the “Custom Size” → Change “Width and Height” → Make sure ” This Section” Option under preview.
  • Then click OK.
Page Setup in ms word

Set Multiple Page Sizes in a Word Document

  • After the above steps, your document pages will change as given in the picture below.
Set multiple page sizes in word document

Different Page Sizes for Different Pages in MS-Word

The next section breaks have been applied in between the 5th and 7th pages so leave them as the Letter Size pages which are default.

 If you would like to change the 8th page as default page (Letter size), click the 8th page because you have started the new section here.

After that, on the Layout tab, in the Page Setup group, click on the drop-down arrow of the Page, and then select More Page Sizes.

  • On the Page Setup dialogue, select the “Custom Size” → Change “Width and Height” → Make sure ” This Section” Option under preview.
  • Then click OK.

Note:

  1. Never apply the section break to the first page
  2. To stop the previous section to the next pages wherever you want, apply the section break to the next page, rather than the page that you want to stop. For example, to stop at the 7th page, click the 8th page.
  3. To start the new section, apply the section break to the same page except for the first page.

How to Set Multiple Page/paper Sizes in a Word Document:

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