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MS Word: Text in Columns
Thread poster: Andrew Stucken

Andrew Stucken
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:02
German to English
Feb 3, 2009

Using MS Word 2000.

I have a page which I wish to format with two columns in the top half and none (ie just normal paragraphs in the bottom half of the page).

How do I set the two column formattiing to revert to one column halfway down the page, please?


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Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 07:02
Member (2003)
Polish to German
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Use section break Feb 3, 2009

AFAIR there should be a menu called Insert - and then manual break from it.
Look for section break in Word help.


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Virgil Tech Eng  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 23:02
English to Spanish
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Use a table Feb 3, 2009

1) Insert a 2 x 2 table.
2) Combine the two lower columns in one.
3) Write your text filling the corresponding cells.
4) Make invisible the cell borders, either using the eraser, or the "Hide Cell Borders" Command.


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Anna Sylvia Villegas Carvallo
Mexico
Local time: 23:02
English to Spanish
Otherwise... Feb 3, 2009

WORD MENU BAR > FORMAT > COLUMNS

Previous selection (highlight) of text required.



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Andrew Stucken
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:02
German to English
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Sorted Feb 4, 2009

Thanks everyone. Job done. I see I needxed to choose the "Continuous Break" option under Insert>Break (section break types).

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