Using columns in Word can improve readability. When using Word columns can break up text and make Word documents easier to read.
Columns are used in many types of documents, but they are most commonly used in newspapers, magazines, academic journals, and newsletters. In this lesson, you will learn how to insert columns into a document and create column breaks.
Columns and column breaks can improve your document's organization and increase its readability. They also allow you to utilize all of the available space on the page.
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If you want to remove the columns, click the Columns command and select One for the number of columns.
Once you've created columns, the text will automatically flow from one column to the next. Sometimes, though, you might want to control exactly where each column begins. You can do this by creating column breaks.