Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Landscape Documents
Figure 6-12:
Running text
in columns.
Columns width: If you uncheck the Equal Column Width check box, you
can make columns of unequal width. Change the width of each column
by using the Width boxes.
Space between columns: Enter a measurement in the Spacing boxes to
determine how much space appears between columns.
Start New Column: This check box is for putting empty space in a
column, perhaps to insert a text box or picture. Place the cursor where
you want the empty space to begin, choose This Point Forward on the
Apply To drop-down list, and click the Start New Column check box.
Word creates a new section if you selected text before you columnized it,
and you see your columns in Print Layout view. Chapter 2 of this mini-book
explains sections.
To ”break” a column in the middle and move text to the next column, click
where you want the column to break and press Ctrl+Shift+Enter or go to the
Page Layout tab, click the Breaks button, and choose Column on the
dropdown list.
Landscape Documents
A landscape document is one in which the page is wider than it is long, like a
painting of a landscape, as shown on the right side of Figure 6-13. Most
documents, like the pages of this topic, are printed in portrait style, with the short
sides of the page on the top and bottom. However, creating a landscape
document is sometimes a good idea because a landscape document stands out
from the usual crowd of portrait documents and sometimes printing in
landscape mode is necessary to fit text, tables, and graphics on a single page.
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