Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, and Word in Office 365. If you are using an earlier version (Word 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Word, click here: Inserting a Break with a Macro.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated May 10, 2019)
You know how to insert breaks in your text manually, but you can also do the same thing under control of your macro. The InsertBreak method inserts any type of break in your document. The syntax is:
where BreakValue is one of the following values:
|wdSectionBreakNextPage||Next-page section break|
|wdSectionBreakContinuous||Continuous section break|
|wdSectionBreakEvenPage||Even-page section break|
|wdSectionBreakOddPage||Odd-page section break|
WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (12689) applies to Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, and Word in Office 365. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Word here: Inserting a Break with a Macro.
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