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I am typing a document in word and I need two columns formatted with text in
both. I am only able to write in the left column and cannot type in right
column. Please help.
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With "newspaper" type columns, you need to insert a column break to move
from the first to the second column. (Page Layout tabBreaks in Page Setup
section of RibbonColumn)

If you want to switch backwards and forwards, maybe you should be using a
two column table instead. If you go this route, insert new rows every now
and then as exceptionally long rows (spanning pages) can be a bit of an
issue.

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Default How do I write in both columns when I format my word document?

With "newspaper" type columns, you need to insert a column break to move
from the first to the second column. (Page Layout tabBreaks in Page Setup
section of RibbonColumn)

If you want to switch backwards and forwards, maybe you should be using a
two column table instead. If you go this route, insert new rows every now
and then as exceptionally long rows (spanning pages) can be a bit of an
issue.

--
Hope this helps.

Please reply to the newsgroup unless you wish to avail yourself of my
services on a paid consulting basis.

Doug Robbins - Word MVP, originally posted via msnews.microsoft.com

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I am typing a document in word and I need two columns formatted with text
in
both. I am only able to write in the left column and cannot type in right
column. Please help.


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I am typing a document in word and I need two columns formatted with text in
both. I am only able to write in the left column and cannot type in right column.Please help.


On Friday, May 21, 2010 8:47 PM lauraM wrote:


I am typing a document in word and I need two columns formatted with text in
both. I am only able to write in the left column and cannot type in right
column. Please help.



On Friday, May 21, 2010 9:07 PM Doug Robbins - Word MVP wrote:


With "newspaper" type columns, you need to insert a column break to move
from the first to the second column. (Page Layout tabBreaks in Page Setup
section of RibbonColumn)

If you want to switch backwards and forwards, maybe you should be using a
two column table instead. If you go this route, insert new rows every now
and then as exceptionally long rows (spanning pages) can be a bit of an
issue.

--
Hope this helps.

Please reply to the newsgroup unless you wish to avail yourself of my
services on a paid consulting basis.

Doug Robbins - Word MVP, originally posted via msnews.microsoft.com




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Since your question seems to be identical, have you read the previous reply?

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"heba gaber" wrote in message
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I am typing a document in word and I need two columns formatted with text
in
both. I am only able to write in the left column and cannot type in right
column.Please help.


On Friday, May 21, 2010 8:47 PM lauraM wrote:


I am typing a document in word and I need two columns formatted with text
in
both. I am only able to write in the left column and cannot type in right
column. Please help.



On Friday, May 21, 2010 9:07 PM Doug Robbins - Word MVP wrote:


With "newspaper" type columns, you need to insert a column break to move
from the first to the second column. (Page Layout tabBreaks in Page
Setup
section of RibbonColumn)

If you want to switch backwards and forwards, maybe you should be using
a
two column table instead. If you go this route, insert new rows every
now
and then as exceptionally long rows (spanning pages) can be a bit of an
issue.

--
Hope this helps.

Please reply to the newsgroup unless you wish to avail yourself of my
services on a paid consulting basis.

Doug Robbins - Word MVP, originally posted via msnews.microsoft.com






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