Merge a section into its preceding section

To merge a section to its preceding section:

  1. Click the Select Menu icon in the gutter helper (the blue o symbol to the left of the text), or right-click the section in the manuscript outline.
    Example section to be merged
  2. Choose Merge into … (for instance in the below example, Merge into “Abstract”).
    The gutter menu
    This operation is also possible to undo, either with the Undo action, or if you have made edits after that make direct undo possible, by clicking the paragraph and choosing Convert to Section.