To clear a tab stop

  1. Go to Home and select the Paragraph dialog launcher Dialog box launcher.

  2. Select Tabs.

  3. Do one of the following:

    • Select a tab stop and select Clear.

    • Select Clear All to remove all tab stops.

  4. Select OK.

To clear a tab stop

  1. Go to Format > Tabs.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • To clear a single tab stop, select the tab stop and then select Remove tab stop button.

    • Select Clear All to remove all tab stops.

  3. Select OK.

To use the ruler to remove tab stops, see Using the ruler in Word.

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