In Google Docs, pages are separated to maintain the document’s formatting. Page is separated when the user is writing an essay, report or documentation, etc. To achieve this, the “page break” feature of Google Docs is used. Page Break ends the current page of the document and will take the user to the next page. This post demonstrates the methods to separate pages in Google Docs.
The content of the post is:
- Using the Menu Bar to Separate Pages
- Using the Shortcut Key to Separate Pages
- How to Separate Pages in Google Docs Mobile Version?
Let’s start this guide.
Method 1: Using the Menu Bar to Separate Pages
In this method, Menu Bar will be used to separate pages in Google Docs. Let’s start the process:
Open the document and click on the page content where the user wants to separate the pages. Click on the “insert” option from the MenuBar, scroll down, place your cursor on the break option and click on the “Page Break” as seen below:
After clicking on the “Page break”, a new page will be added, which can be validated in the following image:
Let’s dig into the other method.
Method 2: Using the Shortcut Key to Separate Page
Google Docs provides a list of shortcut keys to serve specific purposes. To separate pages, the “CTRL+Enter” key is used. To do so, open your document and click on the place where the user wants a separate page. After that, press ”Ctrl+Enter” from the keyboard. The process is visualized in the following “GIF”:
Bonus Tip: How to Separate Pages in Google Docs Mobile Version?
Mobile App support for Google Documents is also available, and users can separate the pages on Mobile as well. Let’s discuss the method to separate pages on Mobile Apps in Google Docs. Open your document and click on the place where the user wants to apply a page break; click on the “+” option from the top bar:
A dropdown will open from the bottom of the screen; click on the “Page break” option to separate the page:
The page will be separated as shown in the below image:
That’s all from this guide!
Users can separate pages using the “Insert” option from the MenuBar or by pressing the shortcut key “Ctrl+Enter” from the keyboard. In this post, two methods are explained in detail to separate pages in Google Docs. Apart from that, the Mobile method is also explained to separate pages in Google Docs. However, the most efficient and quick method to add multiple pages is using the shortcut key “Ctrl+Enter”.