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How to delete multiple pages in a Microsoft Word document

When working on the first draft of a document, you tend to type all your thoughts and ideas. However, as you edit this document, you might want to trim it to fit a word count or remove unnecessary content.

You can delete content by selecting it and cutting it out or deleting it. However, if the text you want to remove covers, say thirty pages, selecting and deleting might take too much time.

There is an easier way to delete multiple pages in the shortest time possible, as seen below in these quick steps.

  1. Open the document you want to edit.
  2. Press F5 on your keyboard to activate the ‘Find and Replace’ window.
  3. Under the ‘Find and Replace’ dialog box, open the ‘Go to’ section.
  • Under ‘Enter page number,’ type the digit of the first page in the range of pages you want to delete.
  • Click ‘Go to.’
  • Doing this automatically opens this page in your document.
  • You can close this dialog box for now.
  • On your keyboard, press F8 to activate the ‘Extend mode.’
  • Next, reopen the ‘Find and replace’ dialog box by pressing F5 on your keyboard.
  • This time, under page number, type the digit of the last page in the range of pages you want to delete.
  1. Press ‘Enter’ on your keyboard. Doing this selects all the pages you want to delete.
  • To simultaneously delete all these pages from your document, press the ‘Delete’ button on your keyboard.

You can cross check your document to confirm that these pages have been deleted.

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