Aligning text is a simple enough task. You just select the text and click the appropriate option: Align Text Left, Center, Align Text Right, or Justify. You might not realize that Word can align text vertically as well. It’s not a feature most of us would use every day. Perhaps you’re creating a brochure or sign or you want to insert just a table on a page by itself. You might use blank lines to position the text or table because you don’t know any other way.
To center a page in Word 2003, do the following:
- From anywhere on the page, choose Page Setup from the File menu.
- Click the Layout tab.
- In the Page section, click the Vertical Alignment dropdown and choose Center.
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