Print with landscape orientation in Word

Change the page orientation for a document

  1. Click or tap in the document.

  2. Go to Layout > Orientation, and then select Landscape.

  3. Go to File > Print.

  4. Under Settings, make sure the orientation box says Landscape Orientation.

    Print page orientation

  5. Select Print.

Change the orientation for specific pages

  1. Select all the text on the pages you want to change.

  2. Go to Layout, and select Page Setup dialog launcher Button image .

  3. Under Orientation, select Portrait or Landscape.

  4. Next to Apply to, choose Selected text, and then select OK.

    Page setup apply to selected text

  5. On the File menu, select Print.

Change orientation from cursor forward

  1. Click or tap where you want to start the new page orientation.

  2. Go to Layout, and select Page Setup dialog launcher Button image .

  3. Under Orientation, select Portrait or Landscape.

  4. Next to Apply to, select This point forward.

    Page setup apply to this point forward

  5. Select OK.

Change the orientation for a specific section

To change the orientation for a specific section, your document must be divided by section breaks. Learn how to add section breaks.

  1. Go to Home and select Show/Hide  Show all non-printing characters . to display nonprinting characters.

  2. Double-click the section break that follows the section you want to change.

    Image of Section Break

  3. Select Margins.

  4. Under Orientation, choose Portrait or Landscape.

  5. Next to Apply to, choose This section, and then select OK.

  6. On the File menu, select Print.

Change the page orientation for a document

  1. On the Layout tab, choose Orientation, and then select Portrait or Landscape.

    Click to set margins, orientation, and size

  2. On the File menu, select Print.

Change the orientation for specific pages

  1. Select all the text on the pages you want to change.

  2. On the Format menu, select Document.

  3. Select Page Setup at the bottom of the dialog box.

  4. Next to Orientation, choose the orientation you want, and then select OK.

  5. Next to Apply to, choose Selected text, and then select OK.

  6. On the File menu, select Print.

Change the orientation for all pages after the cursor

  1. Click or tap where you want to start the new page orientation.

  2. On the Format menu, select Document.

  3. Select Page Setup, choose the orientation you want, and then select OK.

  4. Next to Apply to, select This point forward.

  5. Select OK.

Change the orientation for a specific section

To change the orientation for a specific section, your document must be divided by section breaks. Learn how to add section breaks.

  1. To display nonprinting characters, such as paragraph markers (¶), select Show all nonprinting characters  Show all non-printing characters on the Home tab.

    On the Home tab, Show Editing Marks is highlighted
  2. Double-click the section break that follows the section you want to change.

    Image of Section Break

  3. Click Page Setup.

  4. Next to Orientation, choose the orientation you want, and then select OK.

  5. Next to Apply to, choose This section, and then select OK.

  6. On the File menu, choose Print.

Important: If you need printer troubleshooting or driver information, see your printer’s manual or the printer manufacturer’s website.

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