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Old 12-31-2011, 05:00 PM
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Hi. I am typing a document on word. Sometimes when I start a new chapter I make a line across the page using the underline key. However, if I then press the return key the line turns into a blacker line and I can't get rid of it. Several of those lines are now in my document, sometimes I don't know how they got there. I've tried deleting them manually, and I've tried using the "borders and shading" tool to get rid of them. Nothing works. Help.
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Hi gfswolf,

You can prevent it by pressing 'undo' immediately Word converts your typed line.

You can remedy it by setting all of the potentially affected paragraphs' borders to 'none'.
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Old 01-01-2012, 08:36 AM
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Dear Macropod:

Thanks for your help. I have tried going to "borders and shading" and clicking "none" and deleting the bottom border. It doesn't work. Anything else I can do?"
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Hi gfswolf,

Can you attach a document showing the problem?
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Macropod, I'm going to try to put an attachment here.
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Hi gfswolf,

It is as I said - you have bottom borders set for five paragraphs on the second page. To delete them, select all of those paragraphs and set their border style to 'no border'.
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OK, thanks greatly for your time. Happy New Year!
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