Using Formatting Symbols - Exercise

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Using Formatting Symbols - Exercise

Using Formatting Symbols

Duration: 5 to 10 minutes.

In this exercise, you will use formatting symbols to find and remove extraneous tab and paragraph marks.

  1. Open or go to Plants in my yard - Intermediate.docx.
  2. Show formatting symbols.
  3. Find and remove extraneous tab and paragraph marks on the first page of the document.
  4. Save the document as we will continue to build on this document in future exercises.


  1. On the HOME tab, in the Paragraph group, click the Show/Hide Paragraph Mark command: Show/Hide Paragraph Mark Command
  2. Delete the paragraph and tab marks highlighted in the image below: Paragraph and Tab Marks
  3. Save the document.