How do you remove page breaks in Word that won’t delete?

To remove a page break you added in manually, click the Home tab. Click Show/Hide ¶ to display the page breaks in your document. Find the manual page break you want to remove and double click the page break to highlight it. Finally, hit the Delete or Backspace key to remove it.

How do you remove page breaks and section breaks in Word?

To delete a break:
  1. If necessary, click the Home tab and then click Show/Hide ¶ in the Paragraph group.
  2. Double-click the break to select it or drag over it.
  3. Press Backspace or Delete to delete the break.

How do you remove page breaks?

Remove a manual page break
  1. Go to Home and select Show/Hide. This displays page breaks while you’re working on your document.
  2. Click or tap just after the paragraph mark in the page break, and then press Delete.

Why can’t I delete a page break?

You cannot delete manual page breaks when Track Changes is turned on. To turn off Track Changes: Go to the Review tab in the Ribbon. Click Track Changes > Track Changes in the Tracking group.

Why is there a page break in my Word document?

The new page is created to prevent footnotes (or endnotes) from two different sections of the document from being displayed on the same page. The continuous section break is sometimes used to change the number of columns that appear on a single page.

How do I remove Paragraph breaks in Word?

Step 1: Click Show/Hide Editing Marks on Paragraph panel on the Home tab, and all breaks symbol are visible; Step 2: Select the break you want to delete and press Delete key on your keyboard; Step 3: Repeat the above steps to delete all breaks in word document.