How do I delete the pages on Word Online

July 22, 2022
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Word is the most popular word writing and editing software. Sometimes while working on Word document we need to delete some pages to remove extra space occupied. Wondering how do I delete pages on word? Though you pressed backspace key multiple times but failed to delete the pages.

How can we delete pages quickly? Here we will introduce three methods that will explain how do I delete pages on word. This tutorial is shown for Windows operating system but also works similarly on Mac.


Delete pages on word the simplest way

1. Open the existing Word document to insert blank page or create a new document. For tutorial purposes, an existing document is opened.

2. Place the cursor on the page which you want to delete it.

3. Now press “backspace” button on keyboard and then press “delete” button on keyboard. Blank page will be deleted.

This is the simplest way of deleting pages in word document.

Delete pages on word by paragraph marks

Sometimes blank pages are caused by numerous paragraph marks that we input carelessly. No matter how much you press backspace, the pages won’t delete. Therefore, we need to delete these paragraphs marks for deleting blank page.

1. Open the existing Word document to insert blank page or create a new document. For tutorial purposes, an existing document is opened.

2. Click “home” tab. Ribbon panel of home tab will appear.

3. You can see “Word typesetting” option at the right side of menu bar. Click it.

4. A Drop down menu will appear with so many options.

5. Now Click “delete” option present at the fourth number from top

6. More option will show after clicking “delete” option.

7. Click “Delete blank paragraph”

Following these steps will delete pages easily.

Delete pages on word with Find and Replace feature

1. Open the existing Word document to insert blank page or create a new document. For tutorial purposes, an existing document is opened.

2. Click “home” tab. Ribbon bar will appear.

3. On Home tab, go to the “Find and Replace” option.

4. Click find and replace option. A dropdown menu will appear with three options.

5. Click “replace” option. Then dialogue box will appear.

6. As you can see dialogue box. Click “special” option present on dialogue box.

7. Drop down menu will appear with so many options.

8. Click “Manual page break” or “Section break” present at the bottom of drop down menu.

9. After choosing option, go back to dialogue box and leave Replace with area blank and select Replace all.

10. After clicking “replace all”. Another dialogue box will appear , select ok.

These simple steps have answered your question how do I delete pages on word. To avoid deleting pages after when you have completed composing document, it is handy if you enable the Paragraph option prior to start the  work. But if you want to get more information of Word features, you can subscribe to WPS Academy to learn in detail.

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