FORMAT AND ARRANGEMENT

headlines

6.34  WIDOWS & ORPHANS

A “widow” line occurs when the last line of a paragraph appears alone at the top of a page.

 

An “orphan” line occurs when the first line of a paragraph, a major heading, or a subhead appears alone at the bottom of a page.

Avoid both widow and orphan formatting problems

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