How to do Landscape in Google Docs

Making the pages layout in portrait and landscape in Google Docs is easy. Document in portrait view is widely used in mobile and tablet devices and landscape style used in the desktop versions.

In Google Docs, users create the document in default portrait format but can also change the format in landscape style. To read the text as much as possible and view the picture in one view, landscape orientation is the best option.

It is always better to use a single page in portrait mode if the image is vertically large and landscape if the image is horizontally wide. Changing the Google Docs page orientation is simple.

You can make one page landscape, a whole document, or even you can take a printout in landscape style in Google Docs.

How to change to landscape in Google Docs

For changing all pages into landscape follow the below steps-

Open “Google Docs” on your computer

In the “Menu bar” go to the “File” option then click the “Page setup”.

Open Page Setup for landscape

Now select the Landscape option and choose the Whole document to change to landscape in Google Docs.

landscape in google docs

You can also change the paper landscape size, page color, and Google Docs margins according to your usage.

As you hit the OK button all the pages in Google Docs change into horizontal pages.

How to print in landscape on Google Docs

After changing the certain pages from portrait to landscape layout click the Ctrl + P shortcut from the keyboard. Now you can take the print of Google Docs document in landscape mode.

How to change the orientation of one page in Google Docs

To change the page orientation on single page only when you have multiple documents, you can change the format style of one page only.

Open the “Google Docs” document on your desktop

Now select the content of that single page from the mouse

Now in the “Menu bar” go to the “Format” option and click on Page Orientation

How to do Landscape in Google Docs

A page orientation box appears on the screen from there choose the “Selected content” options and the “Landscape” button. Hit Ok.

change the page orientation of single page landscape in Google Docs

As you hit OK the box disappears and your single page change from portrait to landscape in Google Docs.

single page change from portrait to landscape in Google Docs.

By changing the single page orientation you will get mixed portrait and landscape in Google Docs in the same document.

How to change from landscape to portrait in Google Docs

When you want to change from landscape to portrait format you can change the page orientation.

Open the “Google Docs” on your desktop

Now in the “Menu bar” go to the “Format” option and click on Page Orientation.

A dialog box appears on the screen from there choose the “Whole document” under Apply to and Orientation to “Portrait“.

How to change from landscape to portrait in Google Docs

Click the “Ok button” and all the pages switch to portrait style from the landscape.

Tip: To see the document outline of Google Docs
To adjust the margin with help of a ruler in Google Docs

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