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    Lines in Word 97

    Hi this is probably really simple but has me stumped.
    I need to enter ----- in a word97 document but in its wisdom Word is changing it to a continuous line.

    How do i get it to display/print what I want.

    Thanks for your help
    Mich

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    Re: Lines in Word 97

    Hi everyone, solved the problem by using the insert symbol option.

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    Re: Lines in Word 97

    I trust this is the right answer.
    Go into Tools | Autocorrect, then select the Autoformat as you Type tab.
    Clear the tick box for Borders in the Apply as you Type section
    Hope this does it.
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    Re: Lines in Word 97

    If you catch it in time, there's an easy way to reverse ANY automatic formatting which Word inserts for you. Not just "---", but things like "a@b.c", "www .b.c", "1/2", "teh", or any of the autocorrect things which Word so helpfully does for you.

    As soon as the reformat occurs, press "Ctrl+Z" (or click on the "Undo" button). That will give you the text before Word applied the reformatting.

    If you've pressed a few keys since you noticed the changed, "Undo" the changes until you get the unchanged text. Then start typing again normally.
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