How to Create a New Page on Word

By Aaron Wein

Word has several page formatting tools to customize a document to your specifications. For instance, you can set margins, create headers and footers and add sections. You can also add a page break to create a new page. This feature can be used in countless scenarios, such as at the end of chapters or appendices. Use Word's insertion menus or press the page break hot keys to create a new page on your Word document.

Word 2010 and 2007

Step 1

Place your cursor where you want the new page to start.

Step 2

Click the "Insert" button above the document.

Step 3

Locate the "Pages" section in the toolbar.

Step 4

Click "Page Break." A new page will appear.

Word 2003

Step 1

Place your cursor where you want the new page to start.

Step 2

Click the "Insert" option from the toolbar above the document. A list will appear.

Step 3

Click "Break" from the "Insert" list.

Step 4

Click "Page Break" from the "Break" list. A new page will appear.

Tips & Warnings

  • You can also push "Ctrl" and "Enter" simultaneously to create a page break.