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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

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Flowing Text into Columns

You can flow text into multiple columns on a page, like the columns in a newspaper or magazine. You can even vary the number of columns on a page by dividing the page into separate sections.

Change the Number of Columns

  1. Without worrying about the layout just yet, complete the content of your document. Make sure the page orientation and the margins are set correctly for the document.

  2. On the Home tab, click the Show/Hide ¶ button if it isn’t already turned on.

  3. Select the text that you want to flow into columns.

  4. On the Page Layout ...

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