Hide Texts in Microsoft Word 2016

by Ali September 21, 2017 at 10:30 am

In this article, I am going to show you how to hide texts in Microsoft Word 2016. It is very easy to delete, copy, paste, items and texts but most of the people do not know how to hide texts. In this article I am going to direct you to the correct place where you can find the option for hiding texts. Most of you will think that what the need of hiding the texts is; you will face some situations that you may need the hiding options. I myself use this option in many situations. Whenever I do not need some important text, I hide it and when I need them, I unhide it. So It depend on your work. I am sure once you learn it you will use the option. So now, let’s move to learn how to hide texts in Microsoft Word 2016.

How to hide texts in Microsoft Word 2016

There are few steps to follow for hiding the selected text. If you cannot understand the text instruction for hiding the texts you may take a look to the pictures under each step.

First select or highlight the texts you want to hide and then right-Click anywhere or on the area you select. There is no limit for the selection. I mean you can select paragraphs and pages even.

Hide texts in Microsoft Word 2016

When you right click then find the font option from the options after the right-click. A new small window will appear from which you have to tick one box. Find the Hidden box and check the box. The text that you selected will be hidden.

Hide text in Microsoft word 2016
Hide Option

They were the easy steps to hide texts in Microsoft Word 2016.

Unhide the Text in Microsoft Word 2016

There is a simple and common tool, which we all use. The tool name is show/hide. you may see the tool in the following picture. By clicking on the tool, all the hidden contents and texts will appear. The tool Is for showing and hiding the contents which is hidden already.


I hope that you learned something from this article. According to me the hiding options is very useful and effective for the writers. I am a blog writer I use it many situations. If you liked this article, please provide us a feedback in the comment section. Also, do not forget to share it for others on social media.

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