Delete a column break

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A column break looks like this:

Delete a column break

You can remove a column break, whether it was automatically added or if it was one you inserted yourself.

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

    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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