How to Insert Page Break in Word (2 Easiest Ways)
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To make a professionally structured document, it is necessary to compose it using series of guidelines and rules for a professional presentation. In this tutorial, you will get to know one of fundamental composing rule that is how to insert page break in word.
In theory, inserting a page break informs the printer where to end the current page and create a next page. If you are looking how to insert a page break in word, then this is the tutorial for you. This tutorial will elaborate ways to insert a page break and also discuss how to insert different types of page breaks.
Insert page break using Insert tab
1.Open an exisitng document to insert page break. A three page word document is used as an example.
2.Now place your cursor anywhere in the document where you want to end the content and start a new page and click once. You will notice cursor blinking at the location
3.Bring your mouse to Insert tab and click it. You will see the avaiable options in a ribbon arrangement under Insert tab
4.Now go to Break option and click it.
5.The page break is inserted and the content that is after the blinking cursor is shifted to the a new page. Notice that the content on 2nd and 3rd page are shifted further to make space for new page.
Insert page break using Page Layout
1.Open any document to insert page break. This example uses a 3 page word document.
2.Now move your cursor to desired location and click once where you wish to insert page break. Notice that the cursor is blinking there.Head on to the Page Layout tab and click once. All the available options under this tab will be opened.
3.Now click on Breaks options. A pop-up window appears.
4.Now click on Page break to insert the page break.
5.The page break is inserted and the content after the cursor is shifted to a new page.
Insert page break in column layout
This page break works if you write content in column layout. Bvy default, in the column layout, the text is automatically shifted to next column. But if you want to add your own column break, you can do it by using this feature.
1.Open any of you existing document
2.Go to Page Layout tab and click it
3.Then head to Column option, click it. A drop down menu appears
4.Select Two, which means having 2 columns on one page.
5.You will notice the text on the text on the document shifts to the next column within same page.
6.Now bring your cursor at the location you wish to insert page break in column style and click it. You will see the cursor blinking there.
7.Now click on the Breaks option in the Page Layout tab, a drop-down menu appears.
8.Now click on Column Break.
9.The content after the blinking cursor is now moved to the next column of same page
So these are few most popular ways on how to insert page break in word. But if you want to get more information Word features, you can subscribe to WPS Academy to learn in detail.
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