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How to Remove an Anchor in Microsoft Word


There are so many things you can do with Microsoft Word. For many, it’s the absolute favorite word processor, and is available across various platforms.

Doing the basics on Word is too pretty easy. But when it comes to inserting images, things become a little more complicated. Sometimes you have an Anchor attached to your image, and it’s getting in your way. So, how do you remove it?

Removing the Anchor Option 1

Before getting into the purpose of the little Anchor in Word, and how to utilize it best, let’s see how to remove it if you find yourself struggling with it. If you want to avoid seeing the Anchor altogether, the best way to go about it is to disable this feature in the Word document. It’s straightforward. This is all you need to do:

  • Create a new or open a Word document.
  • Go to File (top left corner).