Computer Course Day 6 | MS Word Page Layout & Design Tab

This tab has commands to adjust page elements such as margins, orientation, inserting columns, page backgrounds and themes.

Design Tab 

The "Design" tab in MS Word is a ribbon menu located at the top of the program window that provides various options for formatting and designing a document. Here are some of the common options that can be found in the "Design" tab:


1. Themes: Provides options to change the document's theme and color scheme

2. Page Color : Allows users to add a watermark, page borders, or page colors to the document.

1. Click on the "Design" tab in the ribbon menu.
2. Click on the "Page Color" option in the "Page Background" group.
3. Choose a color from the list of predefined colors or select "More Colors" to choose a custom color.
4. If choosing a custom color, use the color picker to select the desired color or enter the RGB or HSL values for the color.
5. Click "OK" to apply the color to the document.

3. Page Border : The "Page Borders" option in the "Design" tab in MS Word allows users to add borders to the pages of their documents. Here are the steps to add page borders using this option:

1. Click on the "Design" tab in the ribbon menu.
2. Click on the "Page Borders" option in the "Page Background" group.
3. In the "Borders and Shading" dialog box, select the "Page Border" tab.
4. Choose the type of border you want to add, such as a solid line, dotted line, or custom border.
5. Select the border style, color, and width that you want to use.
6. Choose where to apply the border, such as the entire document or specific sections.
7. Click "OK" to apply the border to the document

4. Watermark : The "Watermark" option in the "Design" tab in MS Word allows users to add a watermark to the background of their documents. Here are the steps to add a watermark using this option:

1. Click on the "Design" tab in the ribbon menu.
2. Click on the "Watermark" option in the "Page Background" group.
3. Select a watermark from the list of predefined watermarks or click on "Custom Watermark" to create a custom watermark.
4. If creating a custom watermark, select the "Picture Watermark" option to upload an image or select the "Text Watermark" option to enter text.
5. Choose the transparency, scale, and orientation of the watermark.
6. Click "OK" to apply the watermark to the document.


1. Insert Watermark in MS Word
2. Change Page Background Color in MS Word
3. Insert Page Border in MS Word

Layout Tab in MS Word

The "Layout" tab in MS Word is a ribbon menu located at the top of the program window that provides various options for customizing the layout and formatting of a document. Here are some of the common options that can be found in the "Layout" tab:

1. Page Setup: Allows users to set margins, paper size, orientation, and page numbering options for the document.

2. Columns: Provides options to split the document into multiple columns for a more organized layout.
3. Breaks: Allows users to add section breaks or page breaks to the document.
4. Line Numbers: Provides options to add line numbers to the document.
5. Hyphenation: Allows users to enable or disable hyphenation for the document.
6. Page Background: Allows users to add a watermark, page borders, or page colors to the document.
7. Paragraph: Provides options to format paragraph styles, such as alignment, indentation, line spacing, and bullet points.

1. Page Setup 

The "Page Setup" group in the "Layout" tab of MS Word provides users with options to customize the page layout and formatting of a document. Here are the options available in the "Page Setup" group:


1. Margins: Allows users to set the margins for the document. This option provides predefined margin settings or users can customize their own.

2. Orientation: Allows users to set the page orientation as portrait or landscape.
3. Size: Allows users to set the paper size for the document. This option provides a list of predefined paper sizes or users can customize their own.

4. Columns: Allows users to split the document into multiple columns for a more organized layout. This option provides predefined column layouts or users can customize their own.

5. Breaks: Allows users to add section breaks or page breaks to the document. This option provides predefined break types or users can customize their own.

6. Line Numbers: Allows users to add line numbers to the document. This option provides options to customize the line numbering, such as adding or removing line numbering for specific sections.

7. Hyphenation: Allows users to enable or disable hyphenation for the document.

2. Paragraph 

The "Paragraph" group in the "Layout" tab of MS Word provides users with options to customize the formatting of paragraphs in a document.

1. Spacing: Allows users to set the spacing between paragraphs. This option provides options for setting the space before and after paragraphs, as well as line spacing options


3. Arrange 

The "Arrange" group in the "Layout" tab of MS Word provides users with options to customize the layout of objects, such as images and shapes, within a document. Here are the options available in the "Arrange" group:


1. Position: Allows users to set the position of an object on the page. This option provides options to align an object to the left, center, or right of the page, or to align an object to the top, middle, or bottom of the page.

2. Wrap Text: Allows users to wrap text around an object. This option provides options to wrap text in front of or behind the object, or to wrap text around the object with a square, tight, or through text option.

3. Bring Forward/Send Backward: Allows users to change the stacking order of objects. This option provides options to bring an object forward or send an object backward in the stacking order.

4. Group: Allows users to group multiple objects together. This option provides a way to treat multiple objects as a single object for formatting purposes.

5. Rotate: Allows users to rotate an object. This option provides options to rotate an object by a specific angle or to flip an object horizontally or vertically.

These options provide a lot of flexibility to users in customizing the layout and positioning of objects within their documents. The "Arrange" group is frequently used by users who work with images and shapes in their documents.

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