How to Split a page in Microsoft Word
Splitting your document allows you to place information side-by-side on the same page without it being in a column format. A feature often used to lay information side by side or in sections without borders.
If you are an old Wordperfect user and utilised the split page function, you may be wondering how to split your page in Word?
Unfortunately, it is not as simple to split your page in Microsoft Word but there are a few ways you can use other Word features to achieve a similar result.
In this post, we will show you how to use the table function in Microsoft Word to split your page like a pro.
How to create a split page in Word
- Open your Word Document
- Click the Insert Tab
- Click Table
- Under Table, Highlight 2 x 2 squares to create a table of ‘2’ high and ‘2’ wide
- Re-size your table according to your preferences by dragging the bottom right corner of the table
- Right Click anywhere in your box and select Borders and Shading
- Select None under Border Settings
- Press OK
You have now successfully split your page, using the table feature in Microsoft Word. You are able to re-size the boxes by dragging out the invisible table at any time.
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