Rotate page orientation between portrait and landscape in Word 2003

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In Word 2010, it only requires a couple of clicks on the new ribbon to change page orientation.
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  1. On the File menu, click Page Setup, and then click the Margins tab.
  2. Under Orientation, click Portrait or Landscape.

Use portrait and landscape orientation in the same document

  1. Select the pages that you want to change to portrait or landscape orientation.
  2. On the File menu, click Page Setup, and then click the Margins tab.
  3. Click Portrait or Landscape.
  4. In the Apply to box, click Selected text.

 Note   Microsoft Word automatically inserts section breaks (section break: A mark you insert to show the end of a section. A section break stores the section formatting elements, such as the margins, page orientation, headers and footers, and sequence of page numbers.) before and after the text with the new margin (margin: The blank space outside the printing area on a page.) settings. If your document is already divided into sections (section: A portion of a document in which you set certain page formatting options. You create a new section when you want to change such properties as line numbering, number of columns, or headers and footers.), you can click in a section or select multiple sections and then change the margins.

Applies to:
Word 2003