Add columns to a Word document


Word 2013

You can format your document in a newspaper-style column layout by adding columns. On the Page Layout tab, click Columns, then click the layout you want.

  • To apply columns to only part of your document, with your cursor, select the text that you want to format.

  • On the Page Layout tab, click Columns, then click More Columns.

  • Click Selected text from the Apply to box.

Word 2016

You can format your document in a newspaper-style column layout by adding columns. On the Layout tab, click Columns, then click the layout you want.

  • To apply columns to only part of your document, with your cursor, select the text that you want to format.

  • On the Layout tab, click Columns, then click More Columns.

  • Click Selected text from the Apply to box.