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Page Break

A Page Break is a special character inserted by a word processor that marks the end of the current page. After a page break, the following text will start at the beginning of the next page.


In text processing the term 'paragraph' refers to a block of text text is followed by a paragraph mark (¶), which is inserted into the document each time you press the ENTER key.

Paragraph formatting

Paragraph formats affect the appearance of the entire selected paragraph, not just certain words or lines of text within a paragraph. The appearance of a document depends largely on the formatting you apply to the various paragraphs. Examples of formats you can apply to paragraphs include alignment, spacing, borders, bullets and numbering etc.


PDF (Portable Document Format) is a file format that has captured all the elements of a printed document as an electronic image that you can view, navigate, print, or forward to someone else. PDF files are created using Adobe Acrobat, or similar products.

PDF files are especially useful for documents such as magazine articles, product brochures, or flyers in which you want to preserve the original graphic appearance online.