Removing Page Break

In this article, we will learn removing all page breaks from the sheet in Microsoft Excel 2010.

There are two types to remove section break:

1)    Manual Page Break

2)    Automatic Page Break


Let us understand the difference between the way to delete page break.


Example of Manual Page Break:


The Solid line refers to manual page break


Example of Automatic Page Break:

The dotted line refers to automatic page break

To remove all the manual page breaks from a sheet (when the number of printing pages exceeds 1), follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Select all the cells in the sheet by pressing Ctrl+A.
  • Press Ctrl+A+A from a cell in the Current Region/List.
  • Or click Select All at the corner of the sheet’s headings.


  • Click on the Page Layout Ribbon
  • From Page Setup group, click on Breaks
  • Select Reset All Page Break



All the manual page breaks have been removed.


  1. you showed how to remove manual page breaks. I need to know how to remove automatic page breaks. They sneeked in after nearly every column and after 3 rows. Tried the explanation on manual breaks but that did not work.
    please help

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