Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Avoid the temptation to press the Enter key to add space above or below the title. Such
space isn’t needed, and would wreck Word’s automatic centering powers.
3. Insert a section break after the title’s last line: On the Page Layout tab, choose Breaks ⇒ Next
Page from the Page Setup area.
The section break ensures that only the first page of your document is centered from top to
bottom. Review Chapter 14 for more information on document sections.
4. Ensure that the insertion pointer is again on the document’s first page.
You need to be on the page you want to format.
5. Summon the Page Setup dialog box: Click the Page Layout tab, and choose the dialog box
launcher from the lower-right corner of the Page Setup area.
The Page Setup dialog box appears.
6. Click the Layout tab.
7. Select Center from the Vertical Alignment drop-down list.
You can find this item in the bottom half of the dialog box.
8. Confirm that the Apply To drop-down list shows This Section.
9. Click OK.
The first page of the document will be centered from top to bottom.