How to Change Margins in Google Docs
When you change a page's margins in Google Docs, you're changing the amount of space you want between the edge of the page and the text. You can change the margins on all four sides of a page and customize the margins however you see fit.
What's the default Google Docs margin?
The standard margin that Google Docs uses is a standard 1-inch margin on all four sides. (This is the standard accepted for most school papers too, by the way. You should also double-space your Google Doc for an essay.) At the end of this guide, we'll show you how to change the margins to a new default if you wish!
Two ways to change the margins in Google Docs
We'll show you both ways to change the margins in this guide.
- Dragging the margins on the page
- Using "Page Setup"
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