How to Change Text to Two Columns in Word 2007

By Lily Medina

Changing your document's format into a two-column layout gives it a distinctive, professional look like a newspaper. Using newspaper columns can help you create newsletters, programs, fliers, lists or just more interesting-looking documents. In addition, displaying text in columns makes it easier to read or skim because your eyes don't need to travel as far from the beginning of each line to the end.

Step 1

Open "Microsoft Word 2007." Click the "File" tab on the ribbon, then click "Open" on the left column; select the file you want to work in, and click "Open" at the bottom of the dialog box.

Step 2

Click the "Page Layout" tab.

Step 3

Click the "Columns" icon, in the Page Setup group.

Step 4

Click "Two" on the drop-down menu.