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Formatting your Thesis and Dissertation:Tools,Tips and Troubleshooting

Adjust Margins

Margins

On the Page Layout ribbon, Page Setup group, choose Margins:

Select Margins from Menu

At Margins, hold the cursor down on the arrow. When the Margins dialog box opens, move the cursor to the bottom to Custom Margins and click on it:

On the Page Setup dialog box, the margins should be 1.2 inches on the top, right and bottom and 1.7 inches on the left. Whole document (Depending on department regulation).