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Chapter 16. Advanced Document Formatting > Faking Columns with Linked Text Boxe...

Faking Columns with Linked Text Boxes

You can simulate column formatting in your document by constructing text boxes and filling the text boxes with text. In fact, if you want to create true newspaper-like columns in a document—where the last entry in a column says "See rest of story on page xxx"only choice is to create a series of linked text boxes. Word refers to the contents of a single set of linked text boxes as a story; the text in a story flows from one text box into the next, as needed.

The following is a common way to set up linked text boxes:


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