About this lesson
Quickly force a new page at the location you specify, and/or add a blank page as well.
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Download the ‘before’ and ‘after’ Word documents from the video tutorial and try the lesson yourself.Inserting Page Breaks and Blank Pages.docx
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Inserting Page Breaks and Blank Pages
How to control page breaks and add blank pages.
When to use
Inserting a new page, a blank page or breaking to a new page is a simple process, but can be slightly intimidating. Using the Page Break feature is the ideal way to control it.
Note: It is a good practice to View, Navigation Pane. This allows you to observe the pages on the left panel.
1.Using the exercise file, click behind the first line of text: Page 1
2.On the INSERT ribbon, Pages group, click “Page Break”
The Navigation Pane shows two pages.
3.Click behind the line of text: Page 2
4.On the keyboard, press Ctrl Enter (or Ctrl Return)
The Navigation Pane shows three pages.
5.Click behind the line of text: Page 3
6.You choose which method to use: the Insert Ribbon,, or using the keyboard Ctrl Enter.
The Navigation Pane shows four pages.
7.Scroll to Page 2, and click behind the line of text: Page 2
8.On the INSERT ribbon, Pages group, click “Blank Page”
The Navigation Pane shows five total pages, with a blank page as Page 3.
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