How to Set Multiple Page Sizes in MS Word 2021’s Challenge

How to Set Multiple Page Sizes in Word Document

Set Multiple Page Sizes in Word: 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. You can add (change) more mixed page sizes (different or custom page sizes)  wherever you want in a Microsoft Office Word Document with the following steps.

  1. First, add enough pages in your document. For example, add 8 or more pages as shown in the picture below.
Add or Insert 8 or more page for page borders
Add Pages for different page sizes in word document

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.

Different Page Borders for Different Pages in Word
Different Page Borders for Different Pages in Word | Mixed Page Sizes in 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”.

Section Break for the pages
Section Break for the Different pages

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. 

starting next section
Starting next section for multiple page sizes in 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”.

Section Break for the next pages in ms word
Section Break for the next pages in ms word

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.

starting next section in ms word
Click to start next section for Multiple page sizes in 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”.

Different Page Borders in Word
Section Breaks for Different Pages in Word

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 to start mixed page sizes in ms word
Click to start mixed page sizes in ms word
  • 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 in ms word
Change different page sizes in MS Word | Different Paper Sizes in Word
  • On the Page Setup dialogue, select the “Custom Size” → Change “Width and Height” → Make sure ” This Section” Option under preview. (To Set Multiple Page Sizes in MS Word).
  • Then click OK.
Page Setup in ms word
Set Multiple Page Sizes in Word Document
  • 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 in word document
Set multiple page sizes in word document

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 to Set Multiple Page Sizes in MS Word.

Note on Different Page sizes in Word | Multiple Page Sizes in Word

  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.

Quick Digest - Multiple Pages Sizes | Different Page Sizes | Mixed Page Sizes in Word Document

  • First, 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 you 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 the “Custom Size” → Change “Width and Height” → Make sure ” This Section” Option under preview. (To Set Multiple Page Sizes in MS Word).
  • Then click OK.

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