Choosing columns

Word makes it easy for you to vary the layout of your pages by flowing your text in multiple columns on the page. You can create a variety of column layouts, including multiple columns of equal widths, columns of unequal widths, and differing column styles—perhaps two columns on the top and three on the bottom—even on the same page.

You can use the Columns tool in Word to set the columns for the current section. To do so, on the Page Layout tab, in the Page Setup group, choose to apply the column format to the entire document or from the current point forward in the document.

Create columns

  1. Open the document in which you want to create columns.

  2. Click the Page Layout tab.

  3. Click Columns.

    A list of column options appears. ...

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