When you connect text boxes (text box: A movable, resizable container for text or graphics. Use text boxes to position several blocks of text on a page or to give text a different orientation from other text in the document.), text that won't fit into the first text box flows into the next text box. A chain of connected text boxes, also known as a story, can span multiple pages.
Use connected boxes to:
The mouse pointer changes to a pitcher .
This text box is now connected to the first box and any text in the overflow now appears in the next box.
To learn how to move text out of overflow (overflow: Text that does not fit within a text box. The text is hidden until it can be flowed into a new text box, or until the text box it overflows is resized to include it.) please see Get text out of overflow. To learn how to flow text to span multiple text boxes or pages, see Flow pasted text to the next page or text box