How to Delete All Images from a Word Document

Are you looking to remove multiple images from a Word document all at once? If yes, then you are in the right place. In this post, we show you an easy method to remove all the images from a Word document in one go. This method prevents the need to remove each image or graphic one by one and makes your job much easier. Here’s how you can do it.


What Is this Image Removal Technique?


Before going ahead with the process of removing all the images from a Word document, let us give you some information about what tool or technique we are using.




Notably, there is a built-in tool called “Find and Replace,” which allows the user to find items on the Word document and replace them with something of the user’s choice. This feature also effectively works in removing all the images from a Word document in one go and not replace them.


This method removes all images and graphics, such as charts and graphs, from a Word document and leaves a blank space behind.


How to Use Find and Replace to Remove All Images in Word


1. Open the document with Microsoft Word.


2. On the top menu bar on the extreme right, click the “Replace” button under the Editing section.



Remove Images Word Document Find And Replace

3. A Find and Replace window will open. In the “Find what” box, type in ^g.



Find What Replace Images Word Document

Note: you can also press the “More” button, then the “Special” button and select “Graphic.” Word will automatically enter “^g” in the “Find what” box. Here “^g” stands for “Graphic.”



More Options



4. Hit the “Replace All” button on the “Find and Replace” window.


Replace All

5. This will remove all the images, charts, graphs, etc. on the Word document.



Remove Images Word Document

Wrapping Up


Using the simple built-in “Find and Replace” command, you can easily remove all the graphics from a Word document. If you wish to revert to the original state, meaning if you want all of your deleted images back, simply press the Ctrl + Z button to undo the changes. In addition, if you want to insert the degree symbol in Microsoft Word, here is how it can be done.


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