How to Remove Gridlines in Word 2010

Formatting is a big component of the Microsoft Word 2010 program, but there are some formatting options that less common than others. One of these formatting options that you may not be familiar with are gridlines.

If you are seeing gridlines in your Word 2010 document, then someone that was editing the document elected to display them at some point. They can be distracting, however, which can lead you to wonder how to take them out of your document. Our short guide below will show you the simple adjustment you can make to your document that will remove the gridlines from the page.

How to Get Rid of Gridlines in Word 2010

This article will help you to remove gridlines that are visible in the body of your document. If you are instead interested in removing gridlines from a table in Word 2010, then read this article.

Step 1: Open your document in Word 2010.

Step 2: Click the «View» tab at the top of the window.

click the view tab

Step 3: Click the box to the left of «Gridlines» in the «Show» section of the navigational ribbon. Clicking the box will remove the check mark from it. The gridlines should disappear from the document once the check mark has been cleared, as in the image below.

uncheck the box to the left of gridlines

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