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Suddenly all my word documents saved and new have strange symbols which
although appear on the screen do not appear on document when printed. They
are like upside down music notes also arrows and star type shapes. seem to
indicate where to type and where blank lines have been left but I don't want
it there and I don't know how to get rid.
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You should see the same sybol on your toolbar. Click it and the paragraph
marks will disappear.

Hope this helps
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"sue@sandys" wrote:

Suddenly all my word documents saved and new have strange symbols which
although appear on the screen do not appear on document when printed. They
are like upside down music notes also arrows and star type shapes. seem to
indicate where to type and where blank lines have been left but I don't want
it there and I don't know how to get rid.

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You have nonprinting marks displayed. You can hide them, for example by
pressing Ctrl+Shift+8. To learn more about them, see
http://word.mvps.org/faqs/formatting/NonPrintChars.htm.

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"sue@sandys" wrote in message
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Suddenly all my word documents saved and new have strange symbols

which
although appear on the screen do not appear on document when printed.

They
are like upside down music notes also arrows and star type shapes.

seem to
indicate where to type and where blank lines have been left but I

don't want
it there and I don't know how to get rid.






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Not in the tool bars I have displayed, any idea if its in a specialist one,
if so which one. I am sure i'm being dim but I can't see it.
Thanks for your help

"Brian" wrote:

You should see the same sybol on your toolbar. Click it and the paragraph
marks will disappear.

Hope this helps
--
Brian McCaffery


"sue@sandys" wrote:

Suddenly all my word documents saved and new have strange symbols which
although appear on the screen do not appear on document when printed. They
are like upside down music notes also arrows and star type shapes. seem to
indicate where to type and where blank lines have been left but I don't want
it there and I don't know how to get rid.

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Thank you, all now as it should be.

"Stefan Blom" wrote:

You have nonprinting marks displayed. You can hide them, for example by
pressing Ctrl+Shift+8. To learn more about them, see
http://word.mvps.org/faqs/formatting/NonPrintChars.htm.

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Stefan Blom
Microsoft Word MVP


"sue@sandys" wrote in message
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Suddenly all my word documents saved and new have strange symbols

which
although appear on the screen do not appear on document when printed.

They
are like upside down music notes also arrows and star type shapes.

seem to
indicate where to type and where blank lines have been left but I

don't want
it there and I don't know how to get rid.









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You are welcome.

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"sue@sandys" wrote in message
...
Thank you, all now as it should be.

"Stefan Blom" wrote:

You have nonprinting marks displayed. You can hide them, for example

by
pressing Ctrl+Shift+8. To learn more about them, see
http://word.mvps.org/faqs/formatting/NonPrintChars.htm.

--
Stefan Blom
Microsoft Word MVP


"sue@sandys" wrote in message
...
Suddenly all my word documents saved and new have strange symbols

which
although appear on the screen do not appear on document when

printed.
They
are like upside down music notes also arrows and star type shapes.

seem to
indicate where to type and where blank lines have been left but I

don't want
it there and I don't know how to get rid.











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