insert column in doc


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S.F.

I have a document (WORD 97) that is typed. I would like
to insert a column so I can continue to type on the right
side and finish the doc.
When I click on columns or try to insert a column all of
my typed document goes to 30+ pages with one word on each
page. I dont know where to click at to get this to happen
correctly. Any suggestions?
 
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Suzanne S. Barnhill

If you already have the document formatted into multiple columns, insert a
column break: Ctrl+Shift+Enter. If it's currently a single column, go to
Format | Columns and select more than 1.

If you already have the document formatted for two columns but are seeing
only one and experiencing strange behavior (whole doc is one page, for
example), go to Format | Columns and check the box for "Equal column width."
There's a weird bug where sometimes the left-hand column (of two) becomes
margin width, leaving no room for the right-hand column.

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Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA

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Guest

I guess I didnt make myself very clear, sorry! I do not
have the document in columns at all. I want to insert
columns (2) in a "existing document" so I do not have to
type it all over again. Thanks.
 

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