Click the little pilcrow on the Home ribbon in Word to see all the behind-the-scenes formatting marks that make documents look good. But what are those marks? See the table for a list.
To hide the symbols again, click the pilcrow icon once more.
To see just some of these characters all the time, go into Word’s Preferences (Mac) or File > Options on a Windows computer.
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