How to Change the Margins in an Apple Pages Document

  Matt Cone       January 9, 2022      Tutorials Mac Apps


Creating a document in Apple Pages for Mac? Depending on who you’re creating the document for, you may have to change the document’s margins. Many organizations such as schools and legal entities have very strict guidelines regarding the margins.

Pages for Mac

Here’s how to change the margins in a Apple Pages document on your Mac:

  1. Open the Pages application on your Mac, and then create a new document.

  2. Click the Document icon at the top of the window, as shown below.

    Changing the margins in a Apple Pages for Mac document

  3. In the sidebar, in the Document Margins section, change the values in the the Top, Bottom, Left, and Right fields to adjust the margins, as shown below. By default, all values are displayed in inches.

    Changing the margins in a Apple Pages for Mac document

That’s it! You’ve successfully changed the margins in your Apple Pages for Mac document. When you save and the print the document, it will have the correct margins.

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