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It is not uncommon to have a document that mixes different column layouts on a single page. For instance, let's assume you have a five-page document, and you want to format the center part of page two as three columns. You want the rest of the document to remain a single column. To overcome this formatting challenge, you can follow these steps:
Figure 1. The Columns dialog box.
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You can find a version of this tip for the ribbon interface of Word (Word 2007 and later) here: Mixing Column Formats On a Page.
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