How do I get rid of large gaps in text in Word?

19 AnswersClick anywhere on the page that has the gap.Go to “Page Layout” on the lower right corner of the “Page Setup” section (it looks like a little box with an arrow). In that dialog box click on the “Layout” tab.There, in the “Page” section, check what it says for “Vertical alignment”.

Why can’t I delete space in Word?

When you select the paragraph then go to Format > Paragraph and check the settings for Spaces Before and Spaces After. If extra points have been added to the paragraph style you can reduce them to eliminate the extra space.

How do I get rid of unwanted gaps in Word?

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Why are there large spaces between words in my Word document?

Select the text that you want to change. On the Home tab, click the Font Dialog Box Launcher, and then click the Advanced tab. Note: If you’re using Word 2007 the tab is called Character Spacing. In the Spacing box, click Expanded or Condensed, and then specify how much space you want in the By box.

Why Does Word keep double spacing?

On the Home tab – paragraph section of the ribbon – click the expand section down arrow in the bottom right hand corner of that part of the ribbon. On the indents and spacing tab (which it should default to) set the “Spacing” Before and After both to “0”.

Why does enter double space?

The paragraph style you are using probably has the double space attribute set. You can fix it on a paragraph by paragraph basis by clicking, from the Menu Bar, Format > Paragraph and then correcting it from the Paragraph dialog. However, you’ll have to keep doing that for all paragraphs in your document.

How do I set Word to default to single space?

Set single space as the defaultGo to Design > Paragraph Spacing > Custom Paragraph Spacing.Under Line Spacing, choose Single.At the bottom, select New documents based on this template.Select OK.

What an essay should look like?

Double space: Your entire essay should be double spaced, with no single spacing anywhere and no extra spacing anywhere. There should not be extra spaces between paragraphs. The title should be in the same fonts as the rest of your essay, with no quotation marks, no underlining, no italics, and no bold.