PageSetup.BottomMargin property (Word)

Returns or sets the distance (in points) between the bottom edge of the page and the bottom boundary of the body text. Read/write Single.



expression A variable that represents a PageSetup object.


This example sets the bottom margin to 72 points (1 inch) and the top margin to 2 inches for the active document. The InchesToPoints method is used to convert inches to points.

With ActiveDocument.PageSetup 
 .BottomMargin = 72 
 .TopMargin = InchesToPoints(2) 
End With

This example sets the bottom margin to 2.5 inches for all the sections in the current selection.

Selection.PageSetup.BottomMargin = InchesToPoints(2.5)

This example returns the bottom margin for section 1 in the selection. The PointsToInches method is used to convert the result to inches.

Dim sngMargin As Single 
sngMargin = Selection.Sections(1).PageSetup.BottomMargin 
MsgBox PointsToInches(sngMargin) & " inches"

See also

PageSetup Object

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