When you are working on a Word document, sometimes a page (especially a blank page) is pushed out to the next. Deleting such a page can be a daunting task. Similarly, it can be difficult to delete the last blank page, especially the last odd blank page in a document.
When you are unable to delete any stubborn blank page in Microsoft Word, you can use or try 5 easy methods that are explained in this article.
The technique explained in this article works brilliantly in all Office versions like 2021, 2019, 2017, 2010, and 2007. But why are you waiting, start reading now!
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1. How to Delete a Blank Page in Word Document:
Steps on How to Delete a Blank Page in Microsoft Word Document:
To delete the last blank page or extra page of your Word document, click at the beginning of that page, and then press either Backspace or Delete key.
To delete any middle blank page of your Word document, click at the beginning of that page, and then press either Backspace or Delete key.
2. How to Delete Page with Content in Microsoft Word Document:
To delete the last page that contains any content of your Word document, select the content of the entire page that you want to delete, and then press either Backspace or Delete key.
3. Remove a Page using GoTo Command
If the above method doesn’t work, follow the method given below.
To delete any page of your Word document, click that page
Press “Ctrl+G” to open a GoTo dialogue box
In the “Enter Page Number” box, type “\page” and press the “Enter” key on the keyboard
As soon as you press enter, the current page will be selected, After that click on Close.
Lastly, press either the “Delete” or Backspace” Key.
4. Delete a Blank Page Using the Paragraph Marks
Each time you type content on the last page of a Word document, a blank page is automatically pushed out to the next. Deleting it will give us a headache. And let’s see how to remove it.
To delete an extra page in a Word document, click at the beginning of that page.
On the Home tab, in the Paragraph group, click on the Paragraph Mark (Shortcut→ Ctrl+Shift+8 on Windows, or press ⌘+8 on Mac) to show in your document.
Select the Paragraph Mark that appears at the beginning of your blank document
On the Home tab, in the Font group, type 01 in the font size box, then press Enter.
Now your page removes. If this method doesn’t work. Do the following.
5. How to Get Rid of a Blank Page Using Different Format
In this method, (101% proven method) you can get rid of the blank pages in any page range from the beginning and from the end by saving desired pages you want.
Steps on How to Delete a Blank Page in Word Document:
Firstly, click on the File menu in a word document
After navigating to the file menu options, click “Save as”
Choose the file location where you want to save
On the save as dialogue box, enter the file name you want
Click the drop-down arrow of the “Save as type” and select “PDF”
Now click on “Options” to open an options dialogue box
Select the page under Page Range
Enter the page ranges in the “From” and “To” boxes → And click OK → Then click Save
Now open any internet browser and type PDF to DOC converter. or log into https://smallpdf.com/pdf-to-word
Convert PDF to DOC to delete a page in Word:
After uploading the PDF document, Check the circle right to “Convert to Word”, then click choose “Option to Convert”
Convert to Word on how to delete a page in Word:
Now choose a file that you want to convert from PDF to DOC
After converting from PDF to DOC, Click download.
How to delete a page in word on Mac?
Deleting the page in word on Mac OS is the same as deleting an extra page in Word on Windows, click at the beginning of the page that you want to delete a blank page, then press the “Delete”, or Backspace” key.
Why is it so hard to delete a blank page in Word?
Deleting a blank page is not hard as you think.