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Can a Word page be divided into sections(like in WordPerfect)?

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I'm trying to re-type some old documents in Word, and I have one WordPerfect

document that I have divided into 4 sections. I have looked everywhere in

Word for this option, but I can't find it anywhere.

FYI--In WordPerfect, each divided section has it's own margins...like

having mini pages on one page.

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    • Try inserting four text boxes or four frames on one page.

      JLee wrote:

      > I'm trying to re-type some old documents in Word, and I have one WordPerfect

      > document that I have divided into 4 sections. I have looked everywhere in

      > Word for this option, but I can't find it anywhere.

      > FYI--In WordPerfect, each divided section has it's own margins...like

      > having mini pages on one page.

      #1; Fri, 06 Jun 2008 14:31:00 GMT
    • Word doesn't quite have this concept of more than one logical page on a

      physical page, at least not beyond two: for that you can use the "2 pages

      per sheet" option in the Page Setup dialog.

      Suzanne S. Barnhill

      Microsoft MVP (Word)

      Words into Type

      Fairhope, Alabama USA

      Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org

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      "JLee" <JLee.ms-word.todaysummary.com.discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message

      news:102D6163-9977-439E-936C-17014A5DBA87.ms-word.todaysummary.com.microsoft.com...

      > I'm trying to re-type some old documents in Word, and I have one

      WordPerfect

      > document that I have divided into 4 sections. I have looked everywhere in

      > Word for this option, but I can't find it anywhere.

      > FYI--In WordPerfect, each divided section has it's own margins...like

      > having mini pages on one page.

      #2; Fri, 06 Jun 2008 14:32:00 GMT
    • I'm not familiar with this WP feature, but I can envision the layout in

      either of two ways.

      If the sheet is divided into quadrants:

      1 2

      3 4

      You might consider using a 2x2 table, no borders, & set the cell margins to

      whatever each needs to be.

      If 4 consecutive parts:

      1

      2

      3

      4

      You can use Insert>Break>Continuous Section Break at the end of each of the

      first 3 sections. Although that would allow setting separate margins for each

      section, many printers have a problem 'switching horses in mid stream', so

      section breaks or not I'd be tempted to use right & left indents rather than

      varying the actual margin settings.

      Regards |:>)

      "JLee" wrote:

      > I'm trying to re-type some old documents in Word, and I have one WordPerfect

      > document that I have divided into 4 sections. I have looked everywhere in

      > Word for this option, but I can't find it anywhere.

      > FYI--In WordPerfect, each divided section has it's own margins...like

      > having mini pages on one page.

      #3; Fri, 06 Jun 2008 14:33:00 GMT
    • If you want text to flow from one mini-page to another, insert text boxes and

      link them. If each mini-page will be independent, then a table of 2 rows and

      2 columns is the easiest to work with.

      Ted

      #4; Fri, 06 Jun 2008 14:34:00 GMT