How to add/insert/put columns in Ms word 2013

Columns in Ms word is dividing text / paragraph into vertical partitions. Columns are mostly used in journals, magazine and/or articles. Columns are used to improved readability.

How to add Columns

Below are procedures on how to add/insert column in Ms word document

  • Highlight Text
  • Click on format then columns.
  • Select the number of columns you want and style
  • Click OK.
procedure to add column
procedure to add column


The above dialog box shows the advanced setting of columns.
Also read this

example of columns
example and application of 3 columns

Below is a description in terms of video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZwu9VOXgdI