End the current page. This command is robust (see \protect).
LaTeX’s page breaks are optimized so ordinarily you only use this command in a document body to polish the final version, or inside commands.
While the commands
\cleardoublepage also end the current page, in addition they clear pending floats (see \clearpage & \cleardoublepage). And, if LaTeX is in two-column mode then
\cleardoublepage end the current page, possibly leaving an empty column, while
\newpage only ends the current column.
In contrast with
\pagebreak (see \pagebreak & \nopagebreak), the
\newpage command will cause the new page to start right where requested. This
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, \newpage \noindent a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
makes a new page start after ‘continent’, and the cut-off line is not right justified. In addition,
\newpage does not vertically stretch out the page, as
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