I need to write a document that will be printed front/back on multiple sheets that are then to be stapled together.

I need to leave different margins depending if the page is even or odd, for one I need wider margin right for another on the left. Is it possible to achieve this?

What would be the best practice in this case?


I need to leave different margins depending if the page is even or odd

You should use a "Mirrored" page layout:


The current page style shows both odd and even pages with inner and outer margins as specified. Use this layout if you want to bind the printed pages like a book.

Enter the binding space as the "Inner" margin.

Source Page Layout

  1. Menu > "Format" > "Page...".

  2. Select "Page" tab.

  3. Select "Mirrored" in "Page layout"

  4. Set "Inner" and "Outer" as appropriate.

  5. Click "OK"

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  • thank you! Is it also possible to selectively set for each page on what side it should have the wider margin? Jun 2 '17 at 10:24
  • @Ritardi.Net Possibly. I think you would need multiple sections for that. I've never tried it.
    – DavidPostill
    Jun 2 '17 at 10:34
  • Just create different page styles for your liking, apply to the pages you want to set. Note, that every time you set a page style the following style change to what is defined on Organizer tab - so just do it from top to bottom.
    – ngulam
    Jun 2 '17 at 15:58

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