My top margin is missing

If your document is in Print Layout view and the top and bottom margins appear to be cut off, the option for hiding margins has been switched on. Here's how to switch it off:

  1. Point to the top or bottom of a page until the pointer becomes a double-pointed arrow, and then double-click.

    show white space

  2. To hide the margins again, repeat step 1.

See also

Set page margins in Word

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