Word 2019/365: Inserting a Line Break

Updated 2019-08-12


·         Learn how to insert line breaks (text wrapping breaks) in a Word document.

Line Breaks

A line break forces the next text to the beginning of a new line without ending the current paragraph. To insert a line break:

·         Keyboard:

·         Type <Shift>+<Enter>.

·         Ribbon:

·         Click on the Layout tab.

·         In the Page Setup group, click on the Breaks button.

·         From the drop-down menu, click on Text Wrapping.

If the hide/show button  is pushed in, line breaks will appear as a square arrow at the end of the line, like this: