MS word question

Posted on 2013-10-30
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Last Modified: 2013-11-03
Please find attached MS word file which it content included two "dot line".

What is this ? How to create it and how remove it?
Question by:SamuelLam1997

Accepted Solution

Chris Wong earned 660 total points
ID: 39613238
*** on a line, pressed enter

These lines are real easy to place and can be very difficult to remove.

The backspace works immediately after the line is created. Later, all it succeeds in doing is moving the line around to a different location but it does not delete it.

Press Ctrl-A to select the entire doc and on the Home tab, Paragraph group, click on the down arrow next to the Border icon and select No Border. This is the only way I know to get rid of lines like this.
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Expert Comment

by:Paul Sauvé
ID: 39613312
These lines are paragraph Borders. Home tab -> Paragraph panel -> click on the Borders and Shading option (the very last one). Paragraph BorderTo remove them, select all the lines and then select the No borders option.

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both solution is can sovled my question.

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both solution is can sovled my question.
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ID: 39620607
And you can disable them from happening again.... File > Options > Proofing > Auto Correct Options
Word Options ScreenshotThen uncheck the box for 'Apply as you type : border lines.


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