Word 2007 In Pictures

Show/Hide invisible symbols
  1. Make sure the Home tab is selected, then click the icon.

    TIP: Note that symbols representing hard returns, spaces, tab characters and soft returns appear.

The Show/Hide icon

The Show/Hide icon displays invisible formatting symbols. It can be very helpful for troubleshooting.

Paragraph symbols represent hard returns.

The dots between words represent spaces.

Right arrows represent tab characters.

Bent arrows represent soft returns.

  1. Click the icon again.

    The symbols should disappear.