I’m sure I’m not the only person who has struggled with trying to center information on a page in Word. I’ve spent too much time trying to add enough line feeds and tabs to get that effect. Had I known about this particular formatting option, my life would have been much easier.
Here we have a Word document with some text at the top of the page, like you would normally have if you just started typing:
However, I’d really like to have this show up in the exact center of the page. To do that, I highlight the text, click on the Page Layout tab, and click the Expand icon in the Page Setup area:
In the Page Setup dialog box, select the Layout tab and select your Vertical Alignment option in the Page area. When finished, click OK:
Now your text is centered on the page, without the need of multiple carriage returns. 🙂