Report Writing Formatting Guide/Break

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Page Breaks and Other Breaks

Page breaks allow you to specify where a new page will begin in a document. You can create page breaks by manually inserting a break where you need one. You can also specify breaks in your paragraph formatting so that a particular paragraph, such as a heading, will always begin on a new page.

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STEPS: Adding a page break

  1. Place your insertion point at the beginning of the next heading.
  2. From the Insert menu choose Break. (See Figure 1)
  3. Make sure the Page Break option is selected and click OK.
    A page break will be inserted before the heading.
  4. Click the Show/Hide icon on the toolbar to display hidden characters.
  5. Scroll to the previous page to see the page break indicated.(See Figure 2)
  6. Click the icon again to hide hidden characters.