The solution is very easy to disable or activated paragraph formatting characters in MS Word, or to reactivate (turn on / off)!
The complete disabling and activating of the formatting marks is quite easy via the MS-Word ribbon in the tab Home to the section paragraph and clicks there on the paragraph format character.
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Optionally, you can also use the keyboard shortcut CTRL + SHIFT + * , which is also useful if the ribbon is hidden in full screen mode.
Not all markers are displayed, most are hidden so as not to confuse the user because the formatting marks in the text are very annoying. They can be activated individually according to preference, or deactivated again.
In MS Word it is quite simple do a "Right Click" ► "Customize Quick Access Toolbar Options"
In the MS Word Options select tab "Display"
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Of course, few use and know these signs, the so-called formatting marks in Microsoft Office Word. For some users, they are certainly useful and practical, since you know exactly where what happens and it does not come to the wrong expression, or unnecessary paper waste , but for most, they are just annoying and annoying. How to turn off or hide the formatting characters in Word totally, or only partially, is no longer a problem.
FAQ 13: Updated on: 23 June 2019 15:30