Remove a page break

A page break in a document looks like this:

a page break

To delete a page break you created, click the Show/Hide button. Clicking this button displays various non-printing characters—paragraph indications, spaces, tabs, etc.—that you may want to temporarily see while you’re working on your document.

  1. Click Home > Show/Hide Paragraph mark.

    The Show/Hide command on the Home tab in Word 2013.

  2. Double-click the page break to select it and press Delete.

    Image of a selected Page Break in Word Web App

    Or click to the left of the page break and press Delete.

Note    You can delete only the page breaks that you’ve put into your documents; you can’t delete the page breaks that Word adds automatically at the end of each page. Read more about how to Add a page break.

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Applies To: Word 2013

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