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How to divide a page into four quarters in Microsoft Word

At times, you may want to display certain text opposite each other, in different sections. The best way to do this is by using tables. If you do not want to use tables, MS Word has a quick trick that will split the page into four parts without borders.

Below is a step-by-step tutorial on how to achieve this.

  • Open a blank document in MS Word.
  • Select ‘Insert’ on the ribbon.
  • Click the drop-down menu under ‘Table.”
  • A menu with table specifications will appear on your screen.
  • Choose ‘Insert Table’ from the dialog box on the screen.
  • An ‘Insert Table’ dialog box should appear on your screen.
  • Under ‘Number of columns’ and ‘Number of rows,’ type 2.
  • Click OK.
  • The table with your specifications is now inserted on your page.
  1. In the bottom left corner of the table is a tiny box.
  • When you place your cursor over it, the cursor turns into a two-headed arrow.
  • Use this arrow to size your table.
  • Once you settle on a size, type text into all the rows and columns.
  • When you are done, right- click anywhere in the table.
  • Word displays a contextual menu.
  • Choose ‘Borders and Shading’ from the menu.
  • With some versions, you can find the ‘Borders’ section on the ribbon.
  • Click the downward-facing arrow.
  • From the list, choose ‘Borders and Shading.’
  • A ‘Borders and Shading’ dialog box will appear.
  • Select ‘ None’ from the ‘Borders’ section.’ This removes all the borders from your table.
  • Click OK.
  • Your page is now divided into four parts.

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