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How to remove drop cap in Word?

Author: Amanda Li Last Modified: 2013-05-29

What is Drop Cap? A drop cap is a large capital letter at the beginning of a text block that has the depth of two or more lines of regular text, it often seen at beginning of novels. The following figure shows one style of drop cap:


How to remove drop cap when you need?

Manually remove drop cap in Word

Remove all drop caps from document with VBA code

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arrow blue right bubbleManually remove drop cap in Word

You can remove drop cap in Word directly. Do the following steps:

Step 1: Select the paragraph contains the drop cap that you want to remove;

Step 2: Click Insert tab, click Drop Cap in the Text panel;


Step 3: Click None.

Obviously, to remove drop cap manually is tedious and time-consuming.

arrow blue right bubbleRemove all drop caps from document with VBA code

Using VBA code to remove all drop caps from document is easier and faster. You can run Macro with VBA code to remove all drop caps, as follows:

Step 1: Press β€œAlt-F11” to open the VBA window in Word;

Step 2: Click Module from Insert tab, insert code into Module window;

Step 3: Click Rundoc-reverse-sign-6 button to apply the VBA.

The VBA code to remove all drop caps from document:

Sub RemoveDropCaps()
Dim oRng As Range
On Error Resume Next
For i = 1 To ActiveDocument.Paragraphs.Count
Set oRng = ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(i).Range
With oRng.Paragraphs(1).DropCap
.Position = wdDropNone
End With
Next i
End Sub

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Kutools for Word provides the easiest and fastest way to remove all drop caps from document. You just need to click Remove drop cap button once, Kutools for Word will remove all the drop caps automatically

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Click Kutools > click Remove All in the Clear panel > click Remove Drop Cap from drop down list.


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