Microsoft Office Forums Section break center page

Go Back   Microsoft Office Forums > >

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 02-07-2019, 04:47 PM
Senders Senders is offline Section break center page Windows 10 Section break center page Office 2016
Novice
Section break center page
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Posts: 5
Senders is on a distinguished road
Default Section break center page


A while ago I was able to end a page by using section break and it would start the next chapter on the next page in the center, though now the page break and section break do the same thing, which is just start the new page at the top. I need the page to start in the center. Could someone help me figure out what I'm doing wrong please.


Thanks.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-07-2019, 07:52 PM
Charles Kenyon Charles Kenyon is online now Section break center page Windows 10 Section break center page Office 2016
Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Posts: 5,900
Charles Kenyon is a name known to allCharles Kenyon is a name known to allCharles Kenyon is a name known to allCharles Kenyon is a name known to allCharles Kenyon is a name known to allCharles Kenyon is a name known to all
Default

You need to have the style for your Chapter Title set with substantial space before.


Or, do that and use a Frame. Then you would not need the section break.
Space Before Heading at beginning of page - Using Frames
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-08-2019, 11:36 AM
Senders Senders is offline Section break center page Windows 10 Section break center page Office 2016
Novice
Section break center page
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Posts: 5
Senders is on a distinguished road
Default

Thank you mate,


I'll give that a go. Is there any reason you could think of why it worked with a simple section break before and not now? Or was it perhaps because I had these other settings done without knowing it?
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 02-08-2019, 01:18 PM
Charles Kenyon Charles Kenyon is online now Section break center page Windows 10 Section break center page Office 2016
Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Posts: 5,900
Charles Kenyon is a name known to allCharles Kenyon is a name known to allCharles Kenyon is a name known to allCharles Kenyon is a name known to allCharles Kenyon is a name known to allCharles Kenyon is a name known to all
Default

None that I can think of. Note, if this is the only reason for the section break, use style formatting for your chapter title.
  • Frame
  • Space Before paragraph formatting
  • Page break before paragraph formatting
Section breaks add complexity to documents. They should not be used unless needed (and should be used if needed).


See also StyleRef Field
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 02-09-2019, 01:30 PM
Stefan Blom's Avatar
Stefan Blom Stefan Blom is offline Section break center page Windows 10 Section break center page Office 2016
Expert
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 3,211
Stefan Blom is a glorious beacon of lightStefan Blom is a glorious beacon of lightStefan Blom is a glorious beacon of lightStefan Blom is a glorious beacon of lightStefan Blom is a glorious beacon of light
Default

In recent versions of Word, Spacing Before added to a style will be suppressed at the top of a page, unless the page is started by a Next Page, Odd Page or Even Page section break.

Your description suggests that this is not happening. Could you perhaps upload an example document that illustrates the issue?
__________________
Stefan Blom
Microsoft Word MVP
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Section break center page Word 2007, cannot insert Section Break (Continuous), only Section Break (Next Page) btse1 Word 3 11-01-2018 09:23 AM
Section Break (Continuous) counted as Section Break (Next page) wolfer Word VBA 2 01-06-2018 09:51 AM
Section break center page Word converts section break to page break before columns, does not insert column breaks eborda Word 1 03-24-2017 11:06 PM
Section break center page Section - Page Break changes to Section - continuous? donaldadams1951 Word VBA 13 03-27-2014 07:03 PM
Section break center page Section Break (Next Page) replaces Section Break (Continuous) when deleted Carlabasson Word 2 03-25-2013 10:13 PM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:43 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
MSOfficeForums.com is not affiliated with Microsoft