Remove multiple hyperlinks from a Word document without changing other formatting


Is there a way to remove multiple hyperlinks from a Word document without changing any other formatting?

The attached Word file contains the first chapter of Genesis (KJV) copy/pasted from an .epub file as it is displayed in the File Preview window of Calibre e-book Editor (

The pasted text contains multiple hyperlinks, each of which is colored light blue and accompanied by a small superscript footnote marker as shown above the horizontal bar here:

The superscripts can easily be removed using the Find & Replace box (as shown below the bar), and of course, the font color is easy to change. However, making those changes obviously does not remove the hyperlinks.

Can the Find & Replace box also be used  in some way to remove the hyperlinks? If not, is there another way to do it aside from changing them one-at-a-time?


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WeThotUWasAToadConnect With a Mentor Author Commented:
I just found the answer:

If you want to remove all of the hyperlinks from your entire document, then you can select the entire document by clicking anywhere inside the document body, then pressing Ctrl + A on your keyboard. Step 3: Press Ctrl + Shift + F9 on your keyboard. The hyperlinks will now be gone from the selected text.
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