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Quickly force a new page at the location you specify, and/or add a blank page as well.
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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 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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