Deleting the page in Word is actually quite easy and simple. If you occasionally use Microsoft Word, you might not want blank or wanted pages showing in the center of your document, or an extra page at the end.
In Microsoft Word, unwanted pages or blank pages are usual mishaps There are so many things that can cause these mishaps, like tables, clicking the “Enter” key too many times, unintentional page breaks, extra paragraph markers, and so on.
Looking at how simple and easy it is to end up with a blank page, you might be expecting that MS Word also has an easy way to delete these unwanted pages. However, there is actually no quick and fast click option to do that. So, in this article, we will show you the easiest way to delete blank and unwanted pages and even delete a page with content and graphics in Word.
How to delete a page with content in Word
To delete a page with content or graphics in Microsoft Word, here are the simple steps to follow:
- Step 1. Select the page you want to delete by scrolling to it or using the Go To function (Ctrl + G in Windows, Option + CMD + G in MacOS), then click or tap anywhere on the page to select it.
- Step 2. To ensure Word knows you want to delete the whole page, use the Go To function (Ctrl + G in Windows, Option + CMD + G in MacOS), type “page” in the Enter Page Number box, select Go To (or press Enter), and then close the dialog.
- Step 3. Double-check that you’ve selected the entire page and press the Delete key to remove it.
How to Delete a Blank Page in Word
Deleting a blank page is easy. To do just that follow these simple steps:
- Step 1. Open the Navigation pane by selecting “View” from the top menu and ticking “Navigation Pane.”
- Step 2. Scroll through the list to find the blank page(s) you want to delete and double-click to jump to it.
- Step 3. Make paragraph markers visible with Ctrl + Shift + 8 (Windows) or Command + 8 (Mac).
- Step 4. Select and delete the paragraph markers to remove the blank page(s).
Optionally, place paragraph markers at the bottom of your document for future use and adjust their font size in the “Home” tab.
To hide the paragraph markers, use Ctrl + Shift + 8 (Windows) or Command + 8 (Mac) again.
How to Recover Deleted Word page
If you mistakenly or accidentally delete the right Word page, you can easily recover it by using “Ctrl + Z” on Windows and “Command + Z” on MacOS.
In this guide, we have successfully shown you ways to delete pages in Word. We hope that you find every piece of information useful, and you delete pages freely anytime you feel the need to.
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