You can divide the page into several columns, of equal width, with a user controlled space in between each column.
To change the number and width of columns select Format->Page Layout... from the menubar.
This will bring up a dialog box.
Click on the tab labeled Columns.
This will change the dialog box.
You can now select the number of columns in the spin box labeled Columns:, and the spacing between columns in the text box labeled Column spacing:.
The preview box shows you what your page will look like.
Click OK when you are done.
Click Cancel to abort changes.