Delete a column break

A column break looks like this:

Delete a column break

You can remove a column break—either one that was automatically added when you created a document with columns or one you inserted yourself.

  1. Click Home> Show/Hide Paragraph mark to display non-printing characters (including where the column breaks are).

    The show/hide button

  2. To remove the column break, either double-click to select it and press Delete or click to the left of it and press Delete.

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