How to Switch Between Portrait and Landscape Orientation in Publisher 2013

Like other Microsoft Office products that you use, Microsoft Publisher allows you to customize many of the elements of your work. One thing you might find that you need to change is the orientation of the document, as certain projects will require different orientations.

Fortunately Publisher gives you the option of selecting between portrait and landscape orientation, and it’s something that you can change at any point while you are editing your file. Our guide below will show you how to switch orientations in Publisher 2013.

How to Change Document Orientation in Publisher 2013

The steps in this article will show you how to switch the orientation of a document that you are editing in Publisher 2013. The different orientation options are portrait and landscape. Note that Publisher will not automatically adjust any existing document elements if you switch the orientation in the middle of editing a file. if you change the document orientation then you will need to adjust the different document elements to accommodate this change. Google apps have the option to change orientation as well. You can read here for steps on how to do it in Google Docs.

Step 1: Open your document in Publisher 2013.

Step 2: Click the Page Design tab at the top of the window.

how to change document orientation in publisher 2013

Step 3: Click the Orientation button and select the orientation option that you want to use.

how to switch between portrait and landscape in publisher 2013

Is there a page in your document that you want to duplicate, but you don’t want to copy and paste each element to the new page? Find out how to duplicate a page in Publisher 2013 if you need to make two versions of something, or if your multi-page document needs to have consistent elements on each page.

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