WORD PROVIDES SEVERAL different view perspectives to use when displaying a document, each having its own purpose. For each of the following views (except Print Preview), choose View > Document Views and select an option.
Word also displays icons along the status bar that allow you to choose most of the view options.
Print Layout (the default view), allows you to see how text, pictures, graphics, and other elements will be positioned on the printed page. This view is especially helpful if you are working with text columns. In Print Layout view, you'll see the document’s top and bottom margins, as well as the headers and footers. The top and bottom margins appear, and page breaks between pages are indicated ...