Keep With Next in MS Word

Dennis Faas's picture

A reader recently wrote in and inquired:

" Is there a way to see if keep with next is checked without actually going into the paragraph menu? Are there any formatting marks for it? "

My reply:

Yes, there are non-printing characters that signify when text is designated as "Keep With Next." A bold square will appear next to the text that is to be kept together.

Please note that you must have your Show/Hide feature activated to see the non-printing characters in your document, which I recommend to everyone to always have activated. To activate the Show/Hide feature, click on the pilcrow icon on your toolbar. To turn the feature off, simply click on it again.

The Show/Hide feature makes it very easy to see what is going on in your document.

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