Once you have the basic outline in place, you can determine how you want to divide the master document. Create a subdocument using the following steps:
1. Open or create the master document (how to create a master document, see The Master Document View).
2. Choose View -> Outline to see this document in the Outline view:
3. Make sure that all headings and subheadings you want to include in the subdocument are displayed by clicking the Show Level arrow on the Outlining toolbar, and selecting Show All Levels:
4. In the master document, select the headings and text you want to separate into subdocuments.
5. On the Outlining toolbar, click the Create button .
Word inserts a continuous section break before and after each subdocument:
Note: If the Create button isn't available, you need to click to click Collapse Subdocuments .
See also Importing data for subdocuments and Modifying subdocuments.