In Microsoft Publisher, you can split your text into two or more columns. You can also change the width and spacing of your columns; so, when you are typing in your text boxes, it will separate your text by columns.
How do you edit a text box in Publisher?
A text box is a control element that you can add to your document and allows users to enter text into it. To edit the text box in Publisher, click inside the textbox and enter your data.
How to add or remove Columns to a Text Box in Publisher
Follow the steps below to add and remove columns in a textbox in Publisher:
How to add columns in a text box in Publisher
After drawing a text box into your publication, a text box tab will appear on the menu bar.
On the Text Box tab in the Alignment group, click the Column button and select a Column preset from the list: One Column, Two Column, and Three Column.
If you want to add more columns or to add more spacing to your columns. Click the Column button and select More Columns from the drop-down menu.
A Columns dialog box will open.
In the Number box, you can type the number of columns.
In the Spacing box, use the arrow button to increase or decrease the space between columns.
If you type into your text box, you will notice that your text will be shown in columns.
How to remove columns in a text box in Publisher
If the column you have selected has more than one column, click the Column button and select One Column.
Now, type into your text box, and you will see that the text will return to One Column.
How do I get rid of text box lines in Publisher?
By default, Microsoft Publisher shows no border around the text box. But if your Publisher is showing a border around the text box and you want to remove it, you can do so by formatting the text box. Right-click anywhere inside the text box and select Format Text Box. Now, select No outline or No color (whatever you see) in the Color drop-down. Click OK.
We hope this tutorial helps you understand how to add and remove in a text box in Publisher; if you have questions about the tutorial, let us know in the comments.
Related read: How to apply a Color Scheme in Publisher.