How to remove all horizontal lines from Word document?
Horizontal lines can divide paragraphs clearly. Many users already know they can add horizontal lines to document by typing three hyphens, underscore or asterisks and so on, and then pressing Enter. See screenshot:
How to remove all horizontal lines from the document? This tutorial will tell you the answers.
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If you just want to remove few horizontal lines, you can manually remove them as follows:
Step 1: Select the horizontal lines you want to remove;
Step 2: Press Delete button on the keyboard to remove the selected horizontal line.
Sometimes when you try to remove the horizontal line by selecting it and pressing Delete, but it remains there. You can try the following:
Step 1: Put the cursor above the line;
Step 2: Click on the Page Borders item in the Page Background group of Page Layout tab;
Step 3: Click Borders tab, click None, click OK.
If you want to remove all horizontal lines in the document, it’s tedious to remove them manually. VBA can make it easier, do as follows:
Step 1: Press Alt+F11 to open the VBA window in Word;
Step 2: Click Module from Insert tab, and insert the code into the Module window;
Step 3: Click Run button or press F5 to apply VBA directly.
The code to remove all horizontal lines from the document:
Dim ils As Paragraph
For Each ils In ActiveDocument.Paragraphs
It’s easiest remove all horizontal lines from the whole document or the selection of the document with Kutools for Word.
Click kutools > click Remove All in the Clear group > select Remove Paragraph bottom horizontal line to remove all horizontal lines.
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