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How to Change the Content Width

Introduction

You can control the width of the sidebar and main content. For example you would like to make the main content wider and the sidebar narrower.

Change Width

Enable Gridlines

Click somewhere on the template main text and under "Table Tools" click the "Layout" tab and then click "View Gridlines". Gridlines show the cell boundaries of a table on the screen. Gridlines appear only on the screen; they are never printed.

View Gridlines

Changing the Width

Rest the cursor on the right side of the column boundary you want to move until it becomes a resize cursor Resize Icon, and then drag the boundary until the column is the width you want.