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What is the Long Bond Paper Size in cm, inches, and mm in Microsoft Word?

What is the Long Bond Paper Size in cm, inches, and mm in Microsoft Word?

Long bond paper is one of the most commonly used sizes in document printing. Learn more about its sizes in centimeters, inches, and millimeters and how to change the paper size in Microsoft Word.

(UPDATED) If you want to know the size of long bond paper in cm, inches, and mm in Microsoft Word, you've come to the right place.

As a result of the fact that several word processing applications are based in other countries, the option for long bond paper sizes is typically unavailable. Because of this, individuals need to be aware of its accurate dimensions to ensure that their documents printed on long bond paper will not contain any errors.

Microsoft Word does not include the option to select the size of long bond paper in its list of available sizes; however, you can manually enter the size using either centimeters or inches. A sheet of long bond paper has the dimensions 21.59 cm x 33.02 cm in centimeters and 8.5" x 13" in inches.

As long as you can input the dimensions, the size is also applicable to other word processor applications such as Google Docs and Open Office. Meanwhile, other common paper sizes include A4 (21 cm x 29.7 cm), Letter (21.59 cm x 27.94 cm), and Legal (22 cm x 36 cm).

Upon reading this article, you will not only know the long bond paper size in centimeters, inches, and millimeters. You will also know how to change the paper size to long in Microsoft Word.

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What is the size of a long bond paper?

As previously stated, the long bond paper size differs in the unit of measurement you will use. You have the option in Microsoft Word to enter measurements using either inches, centimeters, or millimeters.

To accomplish this, you only need to select "Layout" from the 'Menu Bar,' which can be found at the top of the screen. From there, you can choose "More Paper Sizes" from the list of options. Because the size for long bond paper is not available, you must enter its measurement manually.

You can find the long bond paper size in various units below for your preference:

Long bond paper size in cm (centimeters)

The long bond paper has a size of 21.59 cm x 33.02 cm when measured in centimeters (cm).

Long bond paper size in mm (millimeters)

The long bond paper has a size of 215.9 mm x 330.2 mm when measured in millimeters (mm).

Long bond paper size in inches

The long bond paper has a size of 8.5" x 13" when measured in inches.

Why it is called long bond paper?

Because it is the most commonly used term in the Philippines, it is referred to as "long bond paper." The long bond paper size (8.5 x 13 inches) differs from the US Legal-size (8.5 x 14 inches), and it may also be referred to as "folio" or "German legal fanfold."

How to change the paper size to long in Microsoft Word?

If you are using a newer version of Microsoft Word, it's easy to change the paper size to long. Since it is not available in the list of options in the said application, you must manually input it. To do this, just go to the menu bar and then click on "layout." Afterward, click the "Size" button and then select "More Paper Sizes."

From there, you need to input and type the size of a long bond paper, which is 21.59 cm x 33.02 cm. You may also follow the steps below:

Step 1 - Open Microsoft Word on your desktop computer.

Open Microsoft Word or your preferred word processing software on your desktop computer or laptop device, as the majority of word processing programs allow you to manually modify the paper size of a document.

Currently, the mobile version of Microsoft Word does not support manually adjusting a document's size.

Step 2 - In the menu bar, select "Layout."

When you launch Microsoft Word on your desktop or laptop computer, go to the "Menu Bar" and hover your mouse over "Layout." After clicking the said button, you will be presented with options for changing the document's margin, orientation, and size.

Step 3 - On the options, click the "Size" button.

To continue converting the size of the document into a long bond paper, click the "Size" button located under the options for "Layout." Once you click it, you will be presented with the default paper sizes available in the Microsoft Word application.

Step 4 - From the list, select "More Paper Sizes"

You will be presented with a list of the default standard paper sizes to select from. Before you can continue and enter the dimensions for a long bond paper, you will first need to select the "More Paper Sizes" option by clicking on it. After that, you can proceed with entering the dimensions.

Step 5 - Enter the size of the long bond paper.

After selecting "More Paper Sizes," a window will appear in which you must change the page setup. To convert the dimensions into long bond paper, change the width and height on the "Paper" tab to 8.5" x 13" or 21.59 cm x 33.02 cm, respectively.

When you're finished changing the size, click the "Ok" button, and you can now proceed to print your document in the correct paper size.

What is long bond paper used for?

Long bond paper has a variety of applications, including:

  • Resume or curriculum vitae;
  • Printing documents;
  • Making drawings and taking notes.
Because a large amount of text can be written or encoded on a single sheet of long bond paper, it is most commonly used for the production of educational documents and projects.

Other Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the long bond paper:

Is long bond paper legal size?

Legal-size paper measure 8.5" x 14". It differs from a long bond paper in other parts of the world. In the case of short bond paper, the size in Microsoft Word is 8.5′′ x 11′′. Meanwhile, long bond paper is 8.5′′ x 14′′ in size.

Is A4 size the same as long bond paper?

A4 is different from a long bond paper since it has its own measurement of  8.3" × 11.7". It is typically used in government documents such as original copies of birth certificates, barangay certificates, etc.

Is F4 a long bond paper?

F4 paper is 210 mm x 330 mm (8.27" x 13.0") in size, which is comparable to long bong paper but not identical.

What is the 8.5" x13" paper size?

The actual paper dimensions for long bond paper are 8.5" x 13". It is equivalent to 21.59 cm x 33.02 cm in centimeters. To be able to print a long bond paper-sized document without errors, it is usually necessary to manually enter it into Microsoft Word and other word processing programs such as Google Docs.

What is 8.5" x 13" paper size in cm?

As previously stated,  8.5" x 13" is equivalent to 21.59 cm x 33.02 cm in centimeters. 

What are the other bond paper sizes in cm, mm, and inches?

Bond Paper Sizes Centimeters (cm) Millimeters (mm) Inches (in)
Letter 21.59 cm x 27.94 cm 215.9 mm x 279.4 mm 8.5" x 11"
Legal 22 cm × 36 cm 216 mm x 356 mm 8.5" x 14"
Long 21.59 cm x 33.02 cm 215.9 mm x 330.2 mm 8.5" x 13"
A3 30 cm x 42 cm 297 mm x 420 mm 11.75" x 16.5"
A4 21 cm x 30 cm 210 mm x 297 mm 8.25" x11.75"
A5 15 cm x 21 cm 148 mm x 210 mm 5.8"× 8.3"


When it comes to printing, we can sometimes struggle to choose the right size for a document, especially when we need to print on long bond paper. If you're wondering, "What is the size of a long bond paper?" this informational guide can help.

Long bond paper is the most commonly used document by office workers and students because it can hold a large amount of information when printed. The length of the bond paper is measured in centimeters, millimeters, and inches.

If you're using photo editing software like Photoshop, it's much better to use metric units rather than pixels because the resolution will change if you try to print a document in the software. Printing a long bond paper-sized document in word processing software like Microsoft Word is much preferable. —iTacloban

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