How to remove a page break in Word and get rid of useless blank spaces

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How to remove a page break in Word and get rid of useless blank spaces

You can remove page breaks in a Microsoft Word document by deleting it, or through the Line and Page Breaks menu.

You can remove automatic and manually created page breaks in Microsoft Word with just a few clicks.

You can remove automatic and manually created page breaks in Microsoft Word with just a few clicks.Five/Getty Images

  • Clicking Word’s “Show/Hide ” option will let you see the page breaks you’ve made and remove them.
  • The Line and Page Breaks menu is great for removing breaks that were placed automatically, like at the ends of pages.
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Page breaks can be a helpful formatting tool when working in Microsoft Word. But if you use too many – or worse, Word automatically inserts too many – your document can quickly become cluttered with blank spaces.

Here’s how to adjust or remove page breaks in Microsoft Word, whether they’re manual or automatic, on both Windows and Mac computers.

Click the Show/Hide paragraph button to see where your paragraph, section, and page breaks are.Click the Show/Hide paragraph button to see where your paragraph, section, and page breaks are.
Click the Breaks button in the Page Setup section under the Layout tab.Click the Breaks button in the Page Setup section under the Layout tab.
Click to the right of or highlight the page break you want to delete.Click to the right of or highlight the page break you want to delete.
Click Format in the Apple toolbar and select Paragraph from the drop-down.Click Format in the Apple toolbar and select Paragraph from the drop-down.

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