Page with ready-made text easier to split into columns using the custom command "Columns". If you are using Word 2003, find this command in menu "Format". In the dialog box, specify the number of columns. If necessary, set the width of columns and the distance between them in the "Width and interval". The text is divided into specified number of columns.
In Word 2010 go to the tab "page Layout" and click on the "Speakers" icon. Set the desired number of columns. If you want to split only part of the page, select the desired fragment and apply this method.
Team "Column" you can also split an empty page. In addition, for dividing the blank page into columns you can use the command "Insert table". In Word 2003, go to menu "table and under "Insert" select "table".
Specify the number of desired number of columns, rows - 1. Place the cursor in any cell in a menu table, click "table Properties". In the table tab, click "Options" and uncheck the box next to "resize to fit".
Return to the table tab, click the "Borders and shading" and choose the type of table with no frame (just click the icon next to which is written "No"). Now your page is divided into columns with a fixed width and invisible borders. In later versions of the editor command "table"is in the menu "Insert".
Advice 2: How to split a table in word
To work with tables in a text editor of Microsoft Office Word you need to master the tools built into the program. The app interface is intuitive, however, the novice user may be a number of questions about how to draw a table, split cells or to make the borders invisible.
Start using Microsoft Office Word and create a new document (or open an existing file). Create a table. To do this, go to the Insert tab and under "Table" click on the thumbnail table. Set the number of rows and columns of the future table using the built-in layout, or select "Draw table".
If you select the second option, the cursor will change. Using the pencil that appears, set table border, raschertite it into columns and rows. To return to the text entry mode, again click "Draw table".
When your document contains at least one cell created by the instruments section of the "Table" becomes available on the context menu "Work with tables". To open it, install the mouse cursor in any cell of your table. It is in the context menu you will find tools for adding or removing new rows and columns, for setting the direction of text inside the cell to edit the view boundaries.
If you need to issue a document in the form of two tables placed parallel to each other, do not create two tables, it is better to properly apply for one. It is easiest to divide the already prepared the table by using the tool "Border". This method will save you from having to "adjust" the height of the cells.
To find the specified tool on the two toolbars. The first panel is on the Home tab, in the section "Paragraph". The second menu item "Working with tables" on the tab "Designer" in the "table Styles".
Add an additional column to split the table into two parts. Select it and click on the "Border" (it looks like a square divided into equal parts). From the drop-down menu, select the option where a portion of the faces will be drawn not completely, by clicking on it with the left mouse button.
After this part of the faces of the column will be displayed as lines of gray. They serve only in order to enable you to work with them in an electronic document. Print these grey faces are not displayed, therefore creating the effect of two tables placed parallel to each other, separated by a space.