Keep text or paragraphs together

You can control how Publisher breaks paragraphs between connected text boxes or columns.

ShowKeep lines of a paragraph together in a text box or column

  1. Select the paragraphs that contain the lines you want to keep together.
  2. On the Format menu, click Paragraph, and then click the Line and Paragraph Breaks tab.
  3. Select the Keep lines together check box.

ShowKeep paragraphs together in a text box or column

  1. Select the paragraph you want to keep with the next one in a text box.
  2. On the Format menu, click Paragraph, and then click the Line and Paragraph Breaks tab.
  3. Select the Keep with next check box.

ShowMake a paragraph start in the next text box

  1. Select the paragraphs you want to start in the next text box.
  2. On the Format menu, click Paragraph, and then click the Line and Paragraph Breaks tab.
  3. Select the Start in next text box check box.

ShowControl widow and orphan lines

Widows and orphans are single lines of text in a paragraph that print at the top or bottom of a text box or column. You can choose to avoid separating these lines from the rest of the paragraph.

  1. Select the paragraphs for which you want to prevent widows and orphans.
  2. On the Format menu, click Paragraph, and then click the Line and Paragraph Breaks tab.
  3. Select the Widow/Orphan control check box.
 
 
Applies to:
Publisher 2003