Set Portrait and Landscape Page Orientations in Word

Set Portrait and Landscape Page Orientations at a time: Changing the Portrait page as a Landscape page and the Landscape page as a Portrait is called Orientation. In other words, changing the height of a page as width and width of a page as height, called Orientation. However, the default Page Layout in a word is Portrait.

To set Portrait and Landscapes pages at a time, Follow the steps given below.

  1. First, add enough pages to your document. For example, add 8 or more pages
Add or Insert 8 or more page or setting portrait and landscape pages in word
Add enough pages to your document

Set Portrait and Landscape Page Orientations at a time in MS-Word

2. For example, if you would like to keep the first 1 page as it is (Portrait) and want to change the next 3 pages (2nd, 3rd, and 4th pages) are as landscape. 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
Select the Second Page

Set Portrait and Landscape Page Orientations at a time 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”.

Section-Break-for-the-pages for orientations
Section Break

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

Click-on-the-5th-Page for orientations
Click the fifth page

Set Portrait and Landscape Page Orientations at a time 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”.

Section-Break-for-the-next-pages-in-Orientations
Apply Section Breaks

6. To stop the previous page Section break at the 7th page (Previous Page Layout) 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 on the eighth page

How to Set Portrait and Landscape Page Orientations at a time in MS-Word

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”.

What-is-Section-Break in MS-Word
Section Break

8. To change the portrait as landscape pages from 2nd to 4th pages, click one of these pages.

Click to start mixed page sizes in ms word
Change the portrait as landscape pages

9. After that, on the Layout tab, in the Page Setup group, click the drop-down arrow of the Orientation, and then select “Landscape”.

Set Portrait and Landscape Page Orientations in Word 1
Set Portrait and Landscape Page Orientations at a time in MS-Word

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

See also  Add or Remove Double-Spacing in Word - 2022

10. If you would like to change the 8th page to the Landscape page, click the 8th page because you have started the new section here.

Landscape Orientations
Click next page

11. After that, on the Layout tab, in the Page Setup group, click on the drop-down arrow of the Orientation, and then select “Landscape”.

Changing Portrait to Landscape Orientations
Mix Portrait and Landscape Page Orientations at a time in MS-Word

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.
See also  2 Ways to Remove Watermark in Word (Including DRAFT)

Related Posts:

  1. Different Page Borders for Different Pages in MS-Word.
  2. Introduction and User Interface to MS-Word.
  3. Introduction to Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet Environment
  4. Difference Between Functions and Formulas in Excel
  5. Freeze Panes in MS-Excel | Freeze Rows and Columns in Excel.

FAQ:

What is the Orientation?

Changing the Portrait page as a Landscape page and the Landscape page as a Portrait is called Orientation. In other words, changing the height of a page as width and width of a page as height, called Orientation. However, the default Page Layout in a word is Portrait.

See also  A Table Generator for Word and Office 360 - 2022's Trick