[thelist] [Possibly OT] Mac Word and horizontal lines

Jason Bauer jbauer at mtu.edu
Wed Apr 3 14:19:02 CST 2002

I've run into this problem on the PC side. When you type those dashes,
AutoFormat automatically adds a border to the text.

<disclaimer>These menu items are for PC Word 97, but you'll get the

So, to get rid of those lines, select the text directly above it. Then, go
to Format | Borders and select none. Its gone!

To turn this off (its REALLY annoying, I highly recommend turning it off)
go to Tools | AutoCorrect | AutoFormat As You Type and turn off borders.

At 04:46 PM 4/3/02 +0100, you wrote:
>For the love of <god> does anyone know how to remove the horizontal lines
>that my copy of Word 2001 for Mac seemingly adds at random to a document.  I
>made the mistake of adding one (using --- <RET>) early in the document's
>life and now I've got the b**t**ds all over the place.  I can't select them
>to delete them, and they're multiplying even as I type this.
>Please help
>Michael Galvin
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Jason Bauer
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