I'm trying to make the space at the bottom of the page smaller so I can fit more text into it. I tried setting the footer and header to really small numbers but it doesn't seem to make a difference. What's going on?

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The footer section can be altered by setting the Margin to Narrow, then adjusting the side ruler to place you wish. to start the line

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It's odd you can't do it manually like the header, but this is all i found personally after a bit of my own research.


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