Select and Delete in Microsoft Word  Step by Step Guide ▷ 2020

Being the best word processor available today, Word allows you to easily delete images, texts, tables and any other element that you have incorporated into the document.

This can be done with very simple steps, so you should not have a problem when executing the steps that we will mention below.

In case you delete other data or images that you did not want, do not worry!, Since you can recover it by pressing the key combination “Ctrl + Z”. But this is not all, you can also learn other secrets in this post.

Steps to select and delete any item in a Word document

We will show you below the steps you should follow in different situations to delete an element from a Microsoft Word document. Pay attention not to make mistakes:


When you want to delete one, several words or directly a paragraph you just have to select it moving the mouse without releasing the left key of the peripheral. Once you have shaded what you want to remove, you will have to press the key “Suppress”.



In case you need to delete images you will have to click on it until you see that the photo has transparent circles at the vertices. To finish this task you will have to press “Suppress”.


In the tables you will have to do a procedure similar to that of a paragraph. You must select the table by passing the pointer around the side of the element. To delete, press Suppress.

In case you have not selected everything press Undo and repeat the steps again until you can erase everything you need.

If you have any questions, leave them in the comments, we will answer you as soon as possible, and it will also be of great help to more members of the community. Thank you! 😉

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