How to delete an extra page in word

July 22, 2022

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Today we will learn how to delete an extra page on word. So here we will discuss in a few easy steps that how can we delete an extra page on word document by following really simple and easy steps. No matter on which device you are using WPS on, this method is workable on every devices. No matter you are a student, teacher, or business user, you can improve your work efficiency with WPS Writer.

How to delete an extra page in word?

Blank pages are mainly caused by breaks, such as line breaks, section breaks and page breaks.

In order to delete the blank pages, we can show the paragraph marks to know why these blank pages were generated.

1. Head to the Home tab. Click the Show/Hide Editing Mark icon and check Show/Hide Paragraph Marks.

2. Delete the breaks manually.

3. Delete all the breaks in the blank pages by pressing Backspace on the keyboard. Then the blank pages are deleted.

How to delete the breaks in batches?

Thus, all blank pages caused by page breaks are deleted.

Likewise, if the blank pages are caused by Next Page Section Break, you can follow the same steps, except that you need to select Section Break in the Special drop-down button.

This method can be used to delete the blank pages caused by line breaks.

1. Click the Home tab > Word Typesetting > Delete > Delete Blank Paragraph. 

2. Then the blank page is deleted.

How to delete the breaks with the Find and Replace function?

Alternatively, we can delete the blank pages caused by page breaks or section breaks with the Find and Replace function.

For example, since we have checked Show/Hide Paragraph Marks function. We can see the blank page is caused by page breaks.

1. Go to the Home tab, and click the Find and Replace drop-down button. 

2. Select the Replace button to pop up the dialog, whose shortcut is Ctrl+H.


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