Section breaks enables you to add different headers, footers, margins, page numbers, etc. to different sections of your document.
To add a section break
Place the cursor of your mouse where you want to start a new section
1. Click the ‘Page Layout’ tab
2. Click the ‘Breaks’ button – The Breaks gallery will appear on your screen offering several ‘Breaks’ options
3. Click on the option you want to apply. I clicked on the ‘Next Page’ Break option
(See the diagram below)
Word will move all the data after the section break to the next page
If you want to delete a section break – click the draft button on the status bar – this will cause the section break lines in your document to be displayed on your screen
Click on the Section Break line
Then click the ‘delete button.
See Diagram below:
To return to the default view in Microsoft Word, Click on the ‘Print Layout’ view on the ‘Status Bar’.