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Insert Blank Pages in Word 2010

In this chapter, let us discuss how to insert blank pages in Word 2010. A blank page is a page which does not have any text or any other content over it. This chapter will also make you understand how to delete a blank page from your Microsoft Word document.

Insert Blank Pages

Following are the simple steps to insert blank page in a word document.

Step 1 − Bring your insertion point immediately before the text where you want to insert a blank page.

Step 2 − Click the Insert tab, and click the Blank Page button available in the Pages group.

Blank Page

Word inserts a new blank page and moves all the text after the page break onto a new page.

Blank Page

Delete Blank Pages

The following steps will help you delete blank page from a Word document.

Step 1 − Click the Home tab, and click the Show/Hide ¶ paragraph marks button available in the Paragraph group or simply press the Ctrl + Shift + * keys. This will display all the page breaks as shown below −

Blank Page

Step 2 − Bring your cursor immediately before the Page Break mark available on the blank page and press the Delete Key. This will delete the blank page and again you can click the Show/Hide ¶ paragraph marks button to hide all the paragraph marks.

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