Layout Tab

This was the Page Layout tab in 2007.
This tab provides quick access to Page Setup options as well as additional paragraph indent and spacing options.


Themes

In 2013 this group was moved to the Design Tab


Page Setup

You can display the "Page Setup" dialog box, Margins Tab, by clicking on the dialog box launcher in the bottom right corner of this group.

Margins - Drop-Down. Lets you choose from one of the built-in margin settings or lets you customise your own. Similiar to Excel but has 2 more options "Moderate" and "Mirrored". Custom Margins displays the "Page Setup" dialog box (Margins tab).
Orientation - Drop-Down. Lets you change the orientation of the current section. The drop-down contains the commands: Portrait and Landscape. This provides a shortcut to the (Page Setup)(Page tab, Orientation).
Size - Drop-Down. Lets you select from all the different available paper sizes. This provides a shortcut to the (Page Setup)(Page tab, Paper size drop-down).
Columns - Drop-Down. The drop-down contains the commands: One, Two, Three, Left and Right and the command More Columns. Provides access to 1,2,3 column layouts.
Breaks - Drop-Down. The drop-down contains the commands: Insert Page Break, Remove Page Break and Reset All Page Breaks.
Line Numbers - Drop-Down. The drop-down contains the commands: None, Continous, Restart Each Page, Restart Each Section, Suppress for Current Paragraph and Line Numbering Options. The Line Numbering Options displays the "Page Setup" dialog box (Layout tab).
Hyphenation - Drop-Down. The drop-down contains the commands: None, Automatic, Manual and Hyphenation Options. The Hyphenation Options displays the "Hyphenation" dialog box.


Page Background

In 2013 this group was moved to the Design Tab


Paragraph

You can quickly display the "Paragraph" dialog box, Indents and Spacing tab, by clicking on the launcher in the bottom right corner of this group.
These are options taken from the (Format Paragraph)(Indents and Spacing tab) for quick access.

Indent Left - TextBox. This automatically updates to indicate how much indentation has been applied to the paragraph of the current selection. This can be used to change the left indentation for the current selection.
Indent Right - TextBox. This automatically updates to indicate how much indentation has been applied to the paragraph of the current selection. This can be used to change the right indentation for the current selection.
Spacing Before - TextBox. This automatically updates to indicate how much spacing is defined before the paragraph of the current selection. This can be used to change the spacing for the current selection.
Spacing After - TextBox. The automatically updates to indicate how much spacing is defined after the paragraph of the current selection. This can be used to change the spacing for the current selection.


Arrange

This group also appears on the Drawing Tools - Format contextual tab.

Position - Drop-Down. Displays a list of picture positioning options. The drop-down contains the commands: In Line With Text and Text Wrapping. You can select More Layout Options to display the "Advanced Layout" dialog box.
Wrap Text - (Text Wrapping in 2007). Drop-Down. The drop-down contains the commands: In Line with Text, Square, Tight, Through, Top and Bottom, Behind Text, In Front of Text, Edit Wrap Points and More Layout Options.
Bring Forward - (Bring to Front in 2007). Button with Drop-Down. The button brings the selected object forward one level. The drop-down provides a command to bring the selected object in front of all the other objects.
Send Backward - (Send to Back in 2007). Button with Drop-Down. The button brings the selected object back one level. The drop-down provides a command to send the selected object to the back of all the other objects.
Selection Pane - (Added in 2010). Displays the Selection Pane task pane.
Align - Drop-Down. The drop-down contains the commands: Align Left, Align Center, Align Right, Align Top, Align Middle, Align Bottom, Distribute Horizontally, Distribute Vertically, Align to Page, Align to Margin, Align Selected Objects, View Gridlines and Grid Settings. The Grid Settings displays the "Drawing Grid" dialog box.
Group - Drop-Down. The drop-down contains the commands: Group, Regroup and Ungroup.
Rotate - Drop-Down. The drop-down contains the commands: Rotate Right 90, Rotate Left 90, Flip Vertical, Flip Horizontal and More Rotation Options.


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