Deleting a page in Microsoft Word can be done using different methods, depending on the content on the page and the version of Word you are using. Here are several ways to delete a page:

Method 1: Using Backspace or Delete Key

  1. Place the Cursor at the Beginning or End of the Page:
    • Move your cursor to the beginning or end of the page you want to delete.
  2. Press the Backspace or Delete Key:
    • Press the Backspace key to delete content from the end of the document or the Delete key to delete content from the beginning of the document.
    OR
    • Highlight the content on the page and then press the Backspace or Delete key.

Method 2: Using the Navigation Pane

  1. Open the Navigation Pane:
    • Click on the “View” tab in the Ribbon.
    • In the “Show” group, check the “Navigation Pane” option.
  2. Select the Page:
    • In the Navigation Pane, find the thumbnail of the page you want to delete.
  3. Delete the Page:
    • Right-click on the page thumbnail in the Navigation Pane.
    • Select “Delete” from the context menu.

Method 3: Using the Go To Feature

  1. Go to the Page:
    • Click on the “Home” tab in the Ribbon.
    • Click on the small arrow in the “Find” group to open the “Navigation” pane.
    • Click on the “Go To” tab.
  2. Specify the Page Number:
    • In the “Enter page number” field, type the page number of the page you want to delete.
    • Click “Go To.”
  3. Delete the Page:
    • After going to the specified page, you can use the methods mentioned in Method 1 to delete the content on that page.

Method 4: Using Section Breaks

  1. Display Formatting Marks:
    • Click on the “Home” tab in the Ribbon.
    • Click on the ¶ symbol in the “Paragraph” group to display formatting marks.
  2. Locate the Section Break:
    • Identify the section break at the beginning or end of the page you want to delete.
  3. Delete the Section Break:
    • Place your cursor just before or after the section break.
    • Press the Backspace or Delete key to remove the section break and the content on the page.

Method 5: Using the Backspace Key with Section Breaks

  1. Display Section Breaks:
    • Click on the “Home” tab in the Ribbon.
    • Click on the ¶ symbol in the “Paragraph” group to display formatting marks.
  2. Place the Cursor Before the Section Break:
    • Move your cursor just before the section break at the beginning or end of the page you want to delete.
  3. Press Backspace:
    • Press the Backspace key to delete the section break and the content on the page.

After using any of these methods, remember to save your document to apply the changes. The specific steps might vary slightly depending on your version of Microsoft Word.

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