Change a document’s page setup: pages or pageless

On each document, you can change your page setup and choose one of the following formats:

  • Pages: Set up your Google Doc with pages and page breaks. In this setting, you can add elements like headers and footers, page numbers, and more. You can also adjust page settings, like page orientation and margin size.
  • Pageless: Set up your Google Doc so that it continuously scrolls without page breaks. In this setting, images will adjust to your screen size, and you can create wide tables and view them by scrolling left and right. Line breaks for text will also adjust to your screen size, and as you zoom in and out.

 To change whether a document has pages or is pageless:

  1. Open a document in the Google Docs app.
  2. Open a document.
  3. In the top right, tap More .
  4. Tap Page setup.
  5. Turn "Pageless" on or off.

Important: If your document has certain elements, such as headers and footers, or watermarks, and you switch it to pageless, you won’t be able to see those elements. If you switch the document back to pages, you’ll see those elements again.

Also, on a document that’s in pageless format, you won’t be able to add certain features, such as page numbers, headers and footers, and more. To use those features, make sure your document is in pages format.

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