Creating a Map Layout from Start to Finish - Page Orientation

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The first thing that will help you to start a successful layout is to decide which way your paper should be turned: portrait or landscape. The general rule is to turn the page the same direction of your data. For example, a map of the Lower 48 would fit best in landscape mode while California would fit best in portrait view.

  1. Open the Page and Print Setup dialog box via File > Print and Page Setup