spacebar causing dots

  kat64 20:21 26 Apr 2010

Every time i press the spacebar in msword i get dots.Also the paragraph sign is showing and i cant get rid of it. Can anyone please tell me how to stop them.
i have windows XP. ms office 2002
Kind regards

  I am Spartacus 20:25 26 Apr 2010

Tools, Options, View tab, Formatting Marks remove ticks from relevant boxes.

  northumbria61 20:29 26 Apr 2010

Go to Tools menu | Options > View tab > under Formatting marks, remove the check button under Spaces and Paragraph marks > ok.

  northumbria61 20:29 26 Apr 2010

I am Spartacus


  wiz-king 20:51 26 Apr 2010

Either that or you have the editing marker turned on. look on the toolbar for a back to front P (a pilcrow) and click on that.

  DieSse 00:35 27 Apr 2010

¶ is the pilcrow symbol (just in case you weren't sure.

  jack 09:00 27 Apr 2010

Wot's one of those then?
Like many signs and symbols in the printed language not generally used in hand written script[ unless your a professional scribe that is.]
And in reading text does not have a particular significance[to me at any rate.]
So enlighten me and humour my higgerance ;@}

  Woolwell 10:05 27 Apr 2010

With the paragraph sign showing with dots then the hidden formatting button marked by a pilcrow symbol has been turned on.

  wiz-king 10:40 27 Apr 2010

If you are in a Word document and click on that symbol on the tool-bar then it shows you the hidden 'stunt' characters eg spaces, paragraphs, line breaks etc. click here

  VOT Productions 19:28 27 Apr 2010

ms office 2002?

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