Remove a page break

Word automatically inserts a page break when you reach the end of a page. You cannot remove automatic page breaks.

If you want the page to break in a different place, you can insert a manual page break. You can remove page breaks that you insert in a document manually. For information about inserting manual page breaks, see Insert a page break.

If you are experiencing page breaks that occur in unexpected or unwanted locations, see the Troubleshooting guide for unwanted page breaks.

Remove a page break

You cannot remove the page breaks that Word inserts automatically.

You can remove any page breaks that you insert manually.

  1. Click Draft.

    Draft button

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

    Manual page break in document

  3. Press DELETE.

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Applies To: Word 2010



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