Set mirror margins for facing pages

Use mirror margins to set up facing pages for double-sided documents, such as books or magazines. The margins of the left page are a mirror image of those on the right page. That is, the inside margins are the same width and the outside margins are the same width.

  1. Select Layout or Page Layout > Margins.

  2. Under Multiple Pages, choose Mirrored.

    Setting a mirror margin

  3. Select OK.

Note: To change margin widths, click Custom Margins at the bottom of the Margins gallery. Enter new values in the Inside and Outside boxes.

  1. Select Layout > Margins.

  2. Under Multiple Pages, choose Mirrored.

    Setting a mirror margin for a set of pages

  3. Select OK.

Word for the web preserves mirror margins already in your document, but it doesn’t yet provide a way to add them.

Open the document in the Word desktop application to create mirror margins.

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