How to Show Nonprinting Characters in Word 2007
Seeing nonprinting characters in Word 2007 documents can be a great help when formatting text; creating tables; and editing documents, newsletters, and brochures. Nonprinting characters include spaces, tabs, paragraph marks (hard returns), soft returns, nonbreaking spaces, and field codes.
You can show all nonprinting characters all the time or some of the time, or toggle off and on the ones you want to see (or ignore).
Start by setting nonprinting characters to display all the time.