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I have Word 2003 version.I'm trying to insert an asterisk to the left of
left margin in my document, so that all the text lines up.

I can't find help anywhere with Office Assistant, etc.

I have Word 2003 version.

Thanks.
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One solution would be to format the paragraph, with a left indent set at a
negative number (e.g. -0.1) and with a Special, Hanging set to a positive
number equal to the left indent (e.g. 0.1). Insert your symbol, then hit
your Tab key, which will bring you to the first tab (which is set at 0).

Also see this link regarding margingal text:
http://sbarnhill.mvps.org/WordFAQs/MarginalText.htm

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I have Word 2003 version.I'm trying to insert an asterisk to the left of
left margin in my document, so that all the text lines up.

I can't find help anywhere with Office Assistant, etc.

I have Word 2003 version.

Thanks.

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You could use a text box.
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I have Word 2003 version.I'm trying to insert an asterisk to the left of
left margin in my document, so that all the text lines up.

I can't find help anywhere with Office Assistant, etc.

I have Word 2003 version.

Thanks.

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Thanks.

"SVC" wrote:

One solution would be to format the paragraph, with a left indent set at a
negative number (e.g. -0.1) and with a Special, Hanging set to a positive
number equal to the left indent (e.g. 0.1). Insert your symbol, then hit
your Tab key, which will bring you to the first tab (which is set at 0).

Also see this link regarding margingal text:
http://sbarnhill.mvps.org/WordFAQs/MarginalText.htm

"cjackson" wrote:



I have Word 2003 version.I'm trying to insert an asterisk to the left of
left margin in my document, so that all the text lines up.

I can't find help anywhere with Office Assistant, etc.

I have Word 2003 version.

Thanks.

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Thanks. I'll try that.

"Carol" wrote:

You could use a text box.
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"cjackson" wrote:



I have Word 2003 version.I'm trying to insert an asterisk to the left of
left margin in my document, so that all the text lines up.

I can't find help anywhere with Office Assistant, etc.

I have Word 2003 version.

Thanks.



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I would avoid a text box for such a simple application. Usually a negative
indent sufficient to align the characters is an easier solution.

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Thanks. I'll try that.

"Carol" wrote:

You could use a text box.
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Carol A. Bratt, MCP



"cjackson" wrote:



I have Word 2003 version.I'm trying to insert an asterisk to the left

of
left margin in my document, so that all the text lines up.

I can't find help anywhere with Office Assistant, etc.

I have Word 2003 version.

Thanks.


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