How to Create a Booklet in Word 2007

by Greg Lindberg
Create a booklet using Microsoft Word 2007.

Create a booklet using Microsoft Word 2007.

Microsoft Word 2007 is a word processor application that is a part of the Microsoft Office 2007 software package. With the application users can create several types of documents, including novels, user guides, manuals, posters, flyers and booklets. Word 2007 includes specific features and settings that help users to format a booklet to meet their preferences. For example, the font, page size, headers and footers, table of contents, cover page and printing options can be adjusted to create a basic booklet.

Open Microsoft Word 2007.

Click on the "Page Layout" tab and then click on the "Dialog Box Launcher," the small arrow in the bottom, right-hand corner of the "Page Setup" group.

Click on the "Margins" tab and set the margin for your book to your preference. Selection the "Landscape" option from the "Orientation" section, and then click on the drop-down menu from the "Pages" section and click on the "Book" fold option. Click on the "Okay" button.

Create narrow margins for your booklet by clicking on the "Margins" option from the "Page Setup" group. Click on the "Narrow" option.

Click on the first page where you want your title page to be and then click on the "Break" option from the "Page Setup" group. Click on the "Next Page" option and then click on the "Layout" tab. Click on the "Center" option from the "Vertical Alignment" section and then click on the "OK" button.

Click on the "Insert" tab and then click on the "Cover Page" button from the "Pages" group. Enter in the information you want for your cover page and then click on the "OK" button.

Click on the "Insert" tab again and click on the "Page Number" option from the "Header and Footer" group. Choose the location and style of page number you want to use and then click on the "OK" button.

Click on the "Page Layout" tab and then click on the "Page Borders" option from the "Page Background" group. Select the type of borders you want for your booklet and then click on the "OK" button.

Click on the "Page Layout" tab and then click on the "Themes" option. Choose a desired theme to change the color, font and effects of your booklet. Preview the theme by click on the "Live Preview" option and then click on the "OK" button to save any changes.

Create a table of contents by click on the "References" tab and then click on the "Table of Contents" option. Select the desired style for your table of contents and then click on the "OK" button. The table of contents will be added to your booklet.

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