How to resize columns in your Microsoft Word Document
You’ve successfully added columns to your Microsoft Word Document, but the column width and standard layout just aren’t right…
Rather than trying to make your document fit perfectly into the standard columns provided by Word, why not customise them? Changing the width of each column to perfectly suit the needs of your document.
Microsoft does give you the option to resize your columns to better suit your document, you can update the size of all columns keeping them equal or manually change the size of each column to customise their widths to better suits the layout of your document.
If you would like to change the size of the columns in your Microsoft Word document, follow the steps below.
Changing the width of the columns in Word
- Open Microsoft Word
- Click the Insert Tab
- Under the Insert Tab, Click Columns
- Select More Columns
- In the More Columns pop-out window, find Width and Spacing
- Update the Width of your columns
- Press OK
To create uneven column widths simply untick the ‘Equal column width‘ box and select the size of each column under Width and Spacing.
Once you have updated the spacing press OK.
You have now successfully changed the size of your columns in Word. These steps can be repeated or updated at any stage.
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