PDF from Word shows paragrpah marks when printing

Version: 2008
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)

I created and saved a document in Word on my MacBook, and also saved a PDF of it for printing. Even though I can't see Word's paragraph/formatting marks in either saved document, the marks appear on the printed document. Is there anyway to fix this?
Krys1 (1)
7/27/2008 4:23:04 PM
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Well, I certainly won't be rude enough to tell you "it can't happen" :-) but
the fact is that those characters represent what are referred to as
Non-Printing Characters. They should be universally recognized as such by
any devices used on a PC or Mac. In fact, there is no setting in Word that
can be used to *force* them to print.

The only logical explanation I can offer is that you need an update to your
printer driver followed by repairing disk permissions & possibly a restart
of your Mac. Apparently your printer driver is interpreting spaces, carriage
returns, tabs, etc. as literal characters, and that it shouldn't be doing.

HTH |:>) 
Bob Jones 
[MVP] Office:Mac

On 7/27/08 12:23 PM, in article 59b55499.-1@webcrossing.caR9absDaxw,
"Krys@officeformac.com" <Krys@officeformac.com> wrote:

> Version: 2008
> Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
> I created and saved a document in Word on my MacBook, and also saved a PDF of
> it for printing. Even though I can't see Word's paragraph/formatting marks in
> either saved document, the marks appear on the printed document. Is there
> anyway to fix this?

7/27/2008 6:14:22 PM

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