Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 2007, 2010, and 2013. If you are using an earlier version (Word 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Word, click here: Deleting a Bookmark.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated January 19, 2017)
After working with a document for a time, you may discover bookmarks that you no longer need. As you delete text that contains a bookmark, the bookmark is automatically deleted. However, if you want to explicitly delete a bookmark, you can follow these steps:
Figure 1. The Bookmark dialog box.
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