If you have created a document in Google docs and there is an extra page hanging there, you would want to get rid of it. The page could be something that is unnecessary and make your important document unclassy.
There are plenty of ways to delete an extra page in Google docs depending on its placement. In this article, we will discuss and learn how you can delete a page in Google docs in the easiest way possible. So stay with us till the end.
How to Delete an Extra Page in Google Docs?
With reports coming from users that Google Docs is automatically adding extra pages (usually blank) in the document, it is very normal that they want to know how they can delete those extra pages from their documents.
It is actually quite easy to delete a page in Google docs, with just a few clicks you can do that. We have listed below three ways and the possible places of an extra page in your document:
1. Deleting Extra Content:
If you have written many pages of content and found some of the content that to be unnecessary. You can find that content and simply omit it to get rid of that extra page.
It is very simple, you just need to left-click and drag the cursor throughout the unnecessary text to highlight it. Then, press the Backspace key on the keyboard to delete the highlighted content and the pages with it.
2. Delete Page Breaks between Topics:
There are times when we write multiple topics in a document and somewhere between it creates unwanted page breaks.
If you also have found such a black page that only has 1-2 lines of content and the rest is empty, you can simply place the cursor at the end of the blank page and press the Backspace key continuously until it disappears.
After you do this, the text of the next page will jump in the blank page below the 1-2 lines of text.
3. Change Page Margins:
If the page break is not the problem, then the issue could be with the margins you have set for your Google Docs pages. To change the margins of the pages, here’s how you can do that:
1. Click on “File” at the top left corner of the Google Docs screen.
2. In the drop-down menu, click on “Page Setup” appearing at the bottom.
3. Now, in the margin box, set all the margins to the smallest possible number that is one inch, The smaller the margin number, the smaller the size of the margin will be set if the issue was that some of the margins were too large.
That’s it, that was all about how you can delete a page in Google Docs. we hope this helped you with that. If you liked our content do check out our other articles too like: