Microsoft Word/different types of pilcrows
I'm a relative novice to MS Word. I have both 2003 and 2007.
I'm trying to reformat a booklet written by someone else. After learning a bit about styles, I figured that it would be an easier task if all the formatting symbols were visible.
I see lots of pilcrows/paragraph marks which have the inside part filled in with black.
But I also see quite a few pilcrows that have the inside part empty or white. What does this mean? Are there different types of pilcrows? I've Googled to no avail. Help!
Hi there Manny,
This link shows the basic formatting marks in Word. http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/Formatting/NonPrintChars.htm
These have been standard for a long time, so there shouldn't be any difference with this list and your version of Word.
I'm wondering if perhaps the font in that particular paragraph where your pilcrow is hollow has been set to the "Outline" setting, or the font that is being used is a hollow font?
These are my only ideas! I hope I've helped in some way!
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