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Old 09-23-2010, 12:19 PM
prg4hire prg4hire is offline Word won't come back to normal mode from proofreading mode Windows XP Word won't come back to normal mode from proofreading mode Office 2003
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I want these dots gone. And Word returned to normal mode.

Background: I tried some proofreading in the References tab on top of the Word. So Word inserted these dots and other special proofreading characters in the document. But now it won't quit putting dots even in new documents!

Any help would be appreciated.



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Old 09-24-2010, 01:03 PM
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So I found it from some helpful guy in another forum. Posting ehre so it could help someone else if required

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Old 09-25-2010, 09:46 AM
Kimberly Kimberly is offline Word won't come back to normal mode from proofreading mode Windows 7 Word won't come back to normal mode from proofreading mode Office 2010 (Version 14.0)
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Those characters are commonly called non-printing characters and they are an extremely important part of Word. using Word without (at least part of the time) displaying the non-printing characters is like tying one hand behind your back.

That button is probably the most important button in the whole product.
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