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In Word, how do I remove a manually inserted Page break?

Microsoft Word 2016

You cannot delete the page breaks that Word inserts automatically

You can remove any page breaks that you insert manually.

  1. On the Home tab in the Paragraph section click Show/Hide

Draft button

  1. Select the page break by clicking in the margin next to the dotted line.

Manual page break in document

  1. Press DELETE.


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Created by Jason Bailey on 27 July 2001 and last updated by Adrian Chorlton on 1 August 2016