Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
You can create columns in Word to present your text in a format similar to a newspaper or
magazine. For example, if you are creating a brochure or newsletter, you can use columns to make
text flow from one block to the next.
If you simply want to create a document with two or three columns, you can use one of Word’s preset
columns. Alternatively, you can create custom columns, choosing the number of columns you want
to create in your document, indicating the width of each column, specifying whether a line should
appear between them, and more.
Create Quick Columns
1 Select the text that you want
to place into columns.
Note: If you want to apply
columns to all text in your
document, skip Step .
2 Click the Page Layout tab.
3 Click the Columns button.
4 Click the number of columns
that you want to assign.
A Word displays the selected
text, or your document if you
skipped Step , in the 1
number of columns that you