How to Center Documents Vertically in Microsoft Word 2010
By Melissa King
If you're creating a brochure or cover page for a business document, you might want to use Microsoft Word 2010 to align your text vertically. In Word 2010, you can vertically align text at the top, bottom or center of the page. Vertically centered text moves directly to the middle of the page. This gives your document a clean, professional look.
Launch Word 2010. Highlight the text that you want to vertically align.
Click the "Page Layout" tab.
Click the "Page Setup" launcher icon below Hyphenation. Click "Layout."
Click the Vertical Alignment drop-down menu and select "Center."
Click "Selected Text" and "OK." The window closes and the selected text becomes vertically centered.
To vertically center the entire document, go to the Layout tab. Click the "Apply to" menu, and then select "Whole Document."
The information in this article applies to Word 2010 and may differ for other versions.
Melissa King began writing in 2001. She spent three years writing for her local newspaper, "The Colt," writing editorials, news stories, product reviews and entertainment pieces. She is also the owner and operator of Howbert Freelance Writing. King holds an Associate of Arts in communications from Tarrant County College.