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MS Word (2010) - tried to insert a footnote and messed up something. How to undo?

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I don't know the word / jargon to explain what I've done. I was trying to insert a footnote but instead I added all of the symbols to show spaces, new lines etc.

ctrl+z undoes the writing, it doesn't remove the symbols.

Now, all new documents also have the symbols. I thought I could copy / paste all of it into a new document... no luck.

Here's what it looks like.



Thanks a lot
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In the Home tab on the ribbon, the paragraph box that has all the align functions, bullet lists, etc, look for that ¶ paragraph symbol and click it.
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hit ctrl + *
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Hit (Control + Asterisk) = (Control + Shift 8)
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post #5 of 7
There is a symbol that looks like what's on the end of the sentence with show hide, it's normally on your task bar at the top.

It's on the standard toolbar

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Well, that was easy lol

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post #7 of 7
Heh, I learned this in an Intro to computing class. I had no idea what the little bugger was for.

You learn something new every day.
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