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How to See and Insert Non-Printing Characters in Word

Photo of a "turn right" arrow on a road, by road arrow by Phil Whitehouse used under CC BY-2.0 license.

Reveal and insert non-printing characters to control and troubleshoot formatting in MS Word. Do you know what these symbols mean?

non-breaking space character from Word Mac 11¶ · o ? ¬ ¤

 

Find out today — and learn how to make them, too — in my How To column at Copyediting.com.

 

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