chapters you have learned formatting on a character and paragraph
levels. All you documents were
composed of a single Section, which meant any formatting affecting the
whole document. Now, you will be able to break your document into different
section with different formatting for each. Formatting at a section level
| Headers and footers
| Page numbering, size and orientation
| Margins and columns
|Formatting at a
section level gives your document a more polished look since you may
customize your document to fit your individual needs, you may:
|1. Change the margins
- the first page might need a larger margin than the rest of the pages in
|2. Change the orientation
– from portrait to landscape to accommodate an
especially wide table for example.
|3. Change the page
numbering to contain Roman (I, II, III etc.) and Arabic (1, 2,
3 etc.) numerals within the same document.
|4. Change the
number of columns on a page with one column at the top and two or more
columns in the body of the document.