How to add columns to document in Word 2013 and Word 2010

In this short tutorial, we are going to see the steps required to add columns to a document in Word 2013 and Word 2010.

divide document in to columns in Word 2013 and Word 2010

Listed below are steps to divide document in to columns using Page Layout options.

Step 1: Click the Page Layout Ribbon menu and navigate to Page Setup option.

Step 2:  Click the Columns option and select the required number of columns for the document.

Columns Option in Word 2013

If you have not added any content then you won’t notice the difference. Once the text content exceeds a column , the content will start appearing in the other columns.


Step 3: You can add a column separator using More Columns option. In the Columns Option window, mark the check box with caption as Line between.

Line between in Word 2013 and Word 2010

Step 4: Click OK button to confirm and save the changes.


In Category: MS Office, Office 2010, Office 2013, Word 2010, Word 2013

Ravi Shankar

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