How to format your text into two columns in Microsoft Word 2010?
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Learn how to format your text into two columns in Microsoft Word 2010
Now I want to change the layout so that the six paragraphs are in two columns. To do that I’ll mark the text, and on the “Page Layout” tab I’ll click “Columns” and select “Two” columns. My text is now organized into two columns, making it more like a magazine article.
The final touch is to even out the text on the second page to balance the article. I’ll place my marker in front of the last paragraph, click “Page Layout”, “Breaks” and then insert a “Column break”. Now the last paragraph will start in the second column.