Formatting in MS-Word

  Furkin 15:26 01 Jul 09

When I’m writing a letter or document in MS-Word 2002, where I might want to put a few dashes --- or === or ~~~~ after a phrase or paragraph it gets taken over by either a straight line or wavy \/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/ line right across the page.
I know this is some sort of page or line break (I think) but don’t know how to turn it off.
If I go to the drop-down format menu & click Normal, or Clear format, it clears all the formatting inc: colour, bold, justification etc etc which I have to re do.
Can I just put a stop to this ?


  I am Spartacus 15:47 01 Jul 09

Insert Menu, click AutoText, AutoText then the AutoFormat As You Type tab.

Remove the tick from the box labelled Border Lines under Apply as you Type, click OK.

  Furkin 16:52 01 Jul 09

Many Thanks IAS,

Quick reply,,,,, and a result.

thanks again

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