To understand "margins" section if using a custom paper size

In Pages, you can use custom paper sizes, e.g., 7.5 by 11 inches: File > Page Setup > Paper Size > Manage Custom Sizes.

Then there will be a window where you can set all the necessary values.

What I don’t understand is the Margins section. I know what the margins are, but irrespective which values I set there, the document itself, after it has been created, ignores them, and I need to adjust margins again.

In other words, I try to understand whether (a) this setting simply doesn’t work and this is a known bug or, instead, (b) I don’t understand how it should work.

I believe that is the printer margins, not the document margins. It specifies the areas at the edges of the sheet that the printer cannot physically print on.

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