How to delete a page in a word document 2021 on mac

July 22, 2022

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Deleting pages from your word document is necessary if you wish to remove uncessary content. If you have a content written on a word page and wondering how to delete a page in a word document, you have come to the right place. There are times when you want to delete either the first page or a page anywhere within the document.

Here you will understand step by step how to delete a page in a word document from anywhere within the document. The steps mentioned also works either you are using Mac or Windows operating system.

Delete a page in a word document at the start

1.Open the word document which have more than one page. This example contains 3 pages

2.Now bring your cursor at the end of the 1st page. your left mouse button and drag diagonally upward in the top left corner. All your text in the 1st page is highlighted.

4.Now on your keyboard, hit the backspace button. This will delete all content on the first page.

5.You can also delete the content of first page by bringing your mouse pointer and click once, you will see the cursor blinking.

6.Now press and hold backspace button on your keyboard, this will erase the content only from the first page. But keep in mind that the deleting process by this method is very slow.

Delete a page in a word document from anywhere within

1.Open your word file which contains multiple document pages. Again in this example, the document have three pages.

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3.Bring your cursor at the bottom right of the page, click and hold the left mouse button and drag diagonally to the top left corner. You need to be cautious not to drag to far otheriwse the content of the previous page will also be selected.

4.Once the content selected, hit backspace on your keyboard. All content on the middle page is deleted and you will see the next page will replace the position of he middle page.

Delete a page in a document having picture

1.If you have a word page containing picture and want to delete it. Here is how to do it:

Launch word and open a file having text and picture. This document has 1 page with some text and picture

2.Now bring the mouse at the end of the page and click on the text. You will see the cursor blinking.

3.Now click and hold left mouse button and drag diagonally, you will see notice the text and picture gets selected.

4.Now just hit the backspace key on your keyboard. This will erase the text and picture present in the page.

You can follow any one of the method on how to delete a page in a word document. In this way, you can delete the first page, any page or all pages of your word document. But if you want to get more information Word features, you can subscribe to WPS Academy to learn in detail.

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