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Old 01-31-2012, 09:29 AM
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Tab symbols are displaying in a document I created using MS-Word 2003.



They continue to display even when I have Show/Hide turned off.

The symbols do not display when the document is printed.

They do not display on other computers when I open the doc there.

This began recently, after I had to reformat a document, but I made so many setting changes I can't retrace my steps.

Can anyone suggest how I can turn off whatever I have inadvertently turned on?

Many thanks!

Bill
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Click Tools | Options. On the View tab, clear not only the "All" option, but all of the options listed under "Formatting marks." In particular, you would want to clear "Tab characters." Click OK.
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Yes, that took care of it!

This makes my day, because I have to send the manuscript off this week.

I'm so thankful for this forum.

Thanks Stefan, you are the man!

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I'm glad I could help!
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