How to change my printer from Portrait to Landscape mode
Change mode in Page Setup
In programs like Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, or other programs you can print from, the page orientation can be changed in the Page Setup section of the program.
Microsoft Office 2007 and later programs
In the Ribbon menu bar, click the Layout or Page Layout tab. In the Page Setup section, click the Orientation option and select Landscape.
Microsoft Office 2003 and earlier programs, Internet browsers
Change mode in printer settings
You can also change the between Landscape and Portrait mode in the printer settings. Access the printer settings by following the steps below.
- Open the Control Panel and then the Devices and Printers option.
- Find your printer in the Devices and Printers window and right-click the icon with your mouse.
- In the menu that appears, select Printing Preferences and find the option for Orientation in the preferences window.
- Change the option to Landscape to set the printer to landscape mode as a default.
If you change the mode through printer settings, the printer will use the mode you choose as the default mode. In other words, if you change the printer to landscape mode all programs will print in landscape mode instead of portrait.