To control the specific layout for the text in your columns, it helps to use section and column breaks. This video introduces those tools.
(light music)…- [Instructor] Take control of you column layout…using section breaks and column breaks.…If you go to the Layout ribbon,…to the Columns menu, you can set your column layout…but by default, that changes the layout…for the entire document.…If you set a section break first by placing your cursor,…then going to Breaks, Section Breaks, Next page,…then you can set a column layout,…giving you different columns before and after the break…or if you don't want to start a new page,…place your cursor, go to Breaks, Section Breaks, Continuous,…then set the new column layout.…
Now, there's a change to the columns…without starting a new page.…You can also force a paragraph to start on the next column.…Find where you want to set the break,…place your cursor, go the Breaks menu,…and choose a column break.…This leaves you with a clean end to one column,…and a clean start to the next.…
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- Drawing a table
- Adding page breaks
- Formatting text in a table
- Using section breaks to control column layouts
- Properly adding space between paragraphs
- Starting page numbering later in a document
- Recovering a document after a crash
- Including both portrait and landscape pages in a document
- Saving to Google Drive from within Word
- Editing PDF content in Word
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