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    Anscii symbol appears when pasting as text (2003 SP-1)

    If I copy the contents of a Word document and paste it into another text editor, e.g., Notepad, Metapad or EditPad Pro, various words appear with this ( [b]
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    Re: Anscii symbol appears when pasting as text (2003 SP-1)

    These are most likely optional hyphens and have been inserted in the file on purpose by someone. You can get rid of them with a search and replace.

    If you go to Tools > Options > View and check the Optional Hyphens in the Formatting Marks section you should be able to see these characters in Word as well.
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    Re: Anscii symbol appears when pasting as text (2003 SP-1)

    And BTW, what you get in Notepad is ASCII 0172, the

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