I had merged two shapefiles.

How to delete a shapefiles which is I give a red sign?

It's like overlapping another shapefiles so I got trouble when I colouring them.

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    You don't have extra shapefiles, you have overlapping data within your layer. You need to edit the layer, select your unwanted feature, and delete it. – Midavalo Mar 29 '16 at 3:55

I think what you're asking is how you can clip one polygon to the shape of another... if you are, there are a lot of tutorials on how to do that. Here's one to get you started:

Cutting one Shapefile with another?

If you just want to delete your "null" values, (the unnamed Shapefile you circled), you can do that using "Select by attributes" - when you select the feature that has the "null" name, you should be able to delete it in editing mode.

I should mention that it would be very helpful to save another copy of your merged file before you try any of the things I mention above, they will all be considered "destructive" edits.

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