Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Adding header and footer graphics
section break, choose the desired kind of break by selecting Page Layout Page Setup
Breaks, as described earlier in the chapter.
Notice that Column is listed under Page Breaks, not under Section Breaks. Technically, a column break is neither a
page break nor a section break. To create different numbers of sections in different parts of the same document you
must separate them by one of the four breaks listed in the section “Inserting or deleting a section break,” earlier in
the chapter.
To change the number of columns for the current section (or selected sections or
selected text), select Page Layout Page Setup Columns. The current column formatting
(Two, in this case) is highlighted, as shown in Figure 8.24. Remember that if you select
a single column of text and format it in multiple columns, Word inserts section breaks as
needed.
FIGURE 8.24
Word offers fi ve preset column setups, or choose More Columns to design your own.
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If you don’t want any of the default preset column formatting, for additional control click
More Columns, which displays the Columns dialog box, shown in Figure 8.25. This dialog
box shows the same set of fi ve preset column formats as the Columns drop-down tool, but
you can insert as many as two columns per inch of horizontal space between the left and
right margins, up to a maximum of 44 columns. For standard paper 8.5 inches wide with
one-inch left and right margins, you can have up to 13 columns. To get the maximum of 44
columns you would need paper at least 22 inches wide, assuming no margins and a pretty
unusual printer. Note that the Width and spacing controls provide access to only three sets
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