How to Set Multiple Page Sizes in MS Word – 2022

You can set the default page/paper sizes to multiple page sizes like letter size, A4 size, tabloid, envelope size and custom page sizes at a time in a Word document.

This technique saves you time by not having to open and work in separate document windows for mixed page sizes in a single document.

In this article, you are going to learn how to set different page sizes in MS Word, So start learning now.

How to Set Multiple Page Sizes in a Word Document

Detailed Digest
Quick Digest

Set Multiple Paper Sizes

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

Add or Insert 8 or more pages
Add or Insert 8 or more pages

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.

Click at the second page
Click on the second page

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

Section break for pages
Section break for pages

4. Now, to stop the 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. 

Click on the fifth page
Click on the fifth page

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

Section break for the next pages in ms word
Section break for the next pages in MS Word

6. To stop the 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.

Click on the eight page
Click on the eight-page

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

It is a section Break
It is a section Break

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

Click in between second and fourth page
Click between the second and fourth page

9. 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 different page sizes
Change different page sizes

10. On the Page Setup dialogue, select “Custom Size” → Change “Width and Height” → Make sure the ” This Section” Option is under preview. (To Set Multiple Page Sizes in MS Word).

11. Then click OK.

Page Setup
Page Setup

12. After the above steps, your document pages will change as given in the picture below. (To Set Multiple Page Sizes in MS Word).

Set multiple page sizes
Set multiple page sizes

13. 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.

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

15. 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.

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

17. Then click OK to Set Multiple Page Sizes in MS Word.

Set Mixed Page Sizes

Firstly, insert as many pages as you want into the Word document.

For example, if you want to convert two pages or more than two or fewer pages in the same size in a Word document. Do the following.

Click on the beginning of the first line of a page (excluding the first page) to apply the “next page” section break from where you want to start a different page size.

And click near the beginning of the first line of any next page to stop the section break, which was given on the previous page or to start the new section here as well as the next page section break.

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

On the Page Setup dialogue, select “Custom Size” → Change “Width and Height” → Make sure the ” This Section” Option is under preview. (To Set Multiple Page Sizes in MS Word).

Then click OK.

Never apply the section break to the first page

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.

To start the new section, apply the section break to the same page except for the first page.

What are multiple pages in Word?

Setting default page/paper size to other page sizes such as Letter size, A4 size, Tabloid, Envelope size, and custom page sizes at a time in the document. You can add (change) more mixed page sizes (different or custom page sizes)  wherever you want in a Microsoft Office Word Document.

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