By default, Microsoft Word will insert a page break whenever you reach the end of the page. This means that often, an automatic page break is inserted within a paragraph and the remaining portion of a paragraph continues on the next page. This may not always be what you want. For instance, you might have a border surrounding a short paragraph so that it stands out from the other paragraphs in your document. A page break in the middle of a bordered paragraph would appear unsightly.
Luckily, you prevent Word from inserting page breaks within a paragraph by using the Keep Lines Together feature.
Quick Guide: Keep Lines Together
- Click anywhere in the paragraph that you want to keep together.
- Click the Paragraph Dialog Launcher icon.
- Click the Line and Page Breaks tab on top of the dialog window.
- Click the check box next to Keep Lines Together so that it is checked.
- Click OK
Tip: You can also click the Line and Paragraph Spacing icon on the Home Ribbon and then click Line Spacing Options to display the Paragraph dialog box.
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