How to Make One Page Landscape in Word 2019 / 2016 / 2013

Do you want to make one page landscape in Word or change orientation of one page in Word? Here’s how to make one page landscape in Word 2019 / 2016 / 2013.

So you want to change orientation and make one page landscape in Word? In simple words, you want to use both landscape and portrait orientation in the same Microsoft Word document. Right?

If you use the Microsoft Office regularly then I am certain at some point in time you have been thrown in the dilemma, how to make one page landscape in Word while the rest are portrait?

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Well, today we are going to help you answer that question. Follow the step by step guide below if you wish to make a single page landscape in Word or if you want to change orientation of one page in Word 2019 / 2016 / 2013.  So, without further ado, let’s begin.

How to Make One Page Landscape in Word 2019 / 2016 / 2013

Making one page landscape in a Word document isn’t as much hard as people think. But since most of us don’t face this situation very often, so we don’t remember the steps to make a single page landscape in Microsoft Word even if we have done this once or twice before.

But nothing to worry about, this Microsoft Word tutorial that we bring to you today will help you easily change the orientation of one page in Word document. So just follow the step by step instructions shown below and learn how to make one page landscape in word 2019 / 2016 / 2013:

Step (1): At first, open your Microsoft Word document and go to the end of the page right before the page that you want in landscape orientation.

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(For example: If you wish the page 9 to be in landscape orientation, go to the end of page 8.)

Step (2): Now from the top ribbon, go to the Layout tab and then click on the Breaks option.

Step (3): And from the Breaks drop-down menu, click on the Next Page option which is located under Section Breaks.

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Now, the paragraph marks will appear. And if the paragraph markings are disabled on your Word document then it’ll look like a blank line was entered.

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Step (5): At this point, you should enable paragraph markings before you proceed further as it will be helpful later on. To see the section break and paragraph marks, go to the Home tab from the ribbon and click on the Show/Hide Paragraph Marks button.

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Now you will be able to see the paragraph marks everywhere and section break right after the ending paragraph of the selected page (In our case, it was at the end paragraph of page 8).

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Step (6): Since you want to make one page landscape, so you will have to insert another section page break. Simply, go to the ending paragraph of the page that you want in landscape orientation (In our case, we want the page 9 as a landscape page).

Step (7): Now again, go to the Layout tab and then click on the Breaks option. And from the Breaks drop-down menu, click on the Next Page option.

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Now you will be able to see the section break right after the ending paragraph of the page that you want in landscape orientation (In our case, it’s page 9).

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Step (8): Now all you have to do is go to the Layout tab, click on the Orientation menu and then select the Landscape option.

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Important note: While changing the orientation, your cursor must be at the section break of the page that you want in landscape orientation.

Step (9): Now you will notice that the one page you wanted in landscape orientation is now actually in landscape mode while the rest pages are in portrait mode.

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Step (10): Once you changed the orientation of one page in Word, go to the Home tab from the ribbon and then click on the Show/Hide Paragraph Marks button to stop displaying the paragraph marks and section break in your word document.

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Thus, you can easily change orientation and make one page landscape in Microsoft Word 2019 / 2016 / 2013.

There is a possibility that all pages, after the page you select to become landscape, will become landscape as well and we don’t want that to happen. To rectify that:

◾ Go to the beginning of the next page after the pages you want to be landscape. (For example: If you want page 3 to be landscape then go to the starting of page 4.)

◾ Now go to the Layout tab and then click on the Breaks option. And from the Breaks drop-down menu, click on the Next Page option to create another section break.

◾ Next, go to the Layout tab, click on the Orientation menu and then select the Portrait option.

This will change all the pages in your selection to portrait again while leaving the landscaped page as is.

Conclusions

So, this was how to change orientation of one page in Word and use landscape and portrait orientation in the same document. We hope we were able to answer your question, how to make one page landscape in Word 2016 / 2019 / 2013?

If you have any more questions regarding changing page orientation in Word or need any other Microsoft Word or Microsoft Office suite related help then feel free to let us know in the comments below and we will certainly help you out.

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