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Insert or remove a page break

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Use page breaks to control where a page ends and where a new page begins.

Insert a page break

  1. Place the cursor where you want to start a new page.

  2. Select Insert > Page Break.

Change page break settings

  1. Select Layout.

  2. In the Paragraph group, select the small arrow.

  3. In the Paragraph dialog box, select Line and Page Breaks.

  4. Under Pagination, choose the option that works best for you:

    • Widow/Orphan control

    • Keep with next

    • Keep lines together

    • Page break before

Remove a page break

  1. Click Home > Show/Hide Paragraph mark .

    This will display non-printing characters—paragraph markers, section breaks, page breaks, etc.—that you may want to see while you’re working on your document.

  2. Double-click the page break so that it's selected, and then press Delete.

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