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Line accross entire width of Page - cannot delete

Posted on 2016-09-20
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Say, I entered ____ a few times and then enter if I recall and now made a line across the entire width of page and no matter what I try I cannot delete it..
Word 2013
Pls help
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Question by:shaunwingin
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by:GrahamSkan
ID: 41806373
It is a bottom paragraph border. It is generated by the Autotext facility.
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by:shaunwingin
ID: 41806391
so how do I delete?
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by:Rob Henson
ID: 41806402
Put your cursor above the line and then press Shift and Right arrow. This should highlight to just before the following text. Then press delete.
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by:shaunwingin
ID: 41806502
still not... see attached -its not the line in the footer
Shanah-Tovah-Letter.docx
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Rob Henson earned 400 total points
ID: 41806519
I think it is a page or paragraph border that has been inserted.

Place the cursor at the end of the text and then on the Home tab, Paragraph group use the Border tool to select No Border and it goes away.
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by:crystal (strive4peace) - Microsoft MVP, Access
crystal (strive4peace) - Microsoft MVP, Access earned 100 total points
ID: 41806563
You can control what Word does automatically when you type by choosing File, Options, Proofing, AutoCorrect Options..., then AutoFormat as you type
Word defaults AutoFormat as you typeIf Word makes a "correction" that you don't want, you can drop the list of choices in the floating icon with the lightening bolt
Word AutoFormat Undo Border LineWord stores paragraph formatting information in the paragraph marker -- so one way to change stuff like this is to show non-printing symbols by clicking ¶ and replacing the paragraph marker from another paragraph that you do like
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