Show top and bottom margins

If you're reading a document in Print Layout view and the pages appear to be cut off, with no top or bottom margin, the option for hiding white space between pages has been turned on. You can restore the top and bottom margins by pointing and clicking in the document.

show white space

1. When top and bottom margins are not showing, point to the top or bottom of a page until the pointer becomes a double-pointed arrow, and then double click.

2. When white space between pages is showing, the entire top and bottom margins are visible.

Applies To: Word 2010, Word 2016, Word 2013, Word 2016 for Mac

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