Controlling Page and Section Breaks

If you’ve created any lengthy documents, you know that Word automatically adds page breaks at appropriate points to indicate page divisions and show you how printed pages will appear. Some Word features automatically add sections breaks for you when you insert particular elements, such as Cover Page Building Blocks. In Print Layout and Full Screen Reading views, an automatic page break looks like a space between pages—you can see where one page ends and another begins. In Draft view, page breaks appear as dotted lines. Often, situations arise when you want to add page breaks manually. In Word, you can easily add manual breaks to control pages, sections, and columns.


If you see a solid line instead of the ...

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