Most of us find it easy to click and drag selected text or graphic objects within a Word page. This method is not so quick and accurate when you are moving an object in Print Layout or Normal view from one end of the document to another. In that scenario, you may find it easier to Cut the object, scroll to the page you want to move it to, then click within the page and select Paste.
This may be fine for one or two changes within a small document, but what if you have to move a number of objects in a 16-page document? Fortunately, Print Preview lets you click and drag the object without all those mouse clicks. For example, suppose you need to move some text from page two to page four in your document. Follow these steps:
- In Normal or Page Layout view, go to page two of your document.
- Click the Print Preview button.
- Click the Magnifier button in the Print Preview toolbar.
- Click and drag to select the text you want to move.
- Click the Multiple Pages button in the Print Preview toolbar and drag down the first row of icons to 3 x 1 Pages.
- Click your selection on page two and drag it to page four.
- Click the One Page button in the Print Preview toolbar and make any necessary corrections to the position of the text.
You can use the Multiple Pages button to display up to 24 pages of your document.
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