Word 2007 blank page displaying square boxes [Solved/Closed]

Ask a question xx - Last answered on Oct 11, 2017 at 05:15 AM by Coadekam
Please can anyone help me. I was typing in english and then I wanted to change to chinese. I pressed shift and alt and immediately struck g to start to type in hanzi (chinesecharacters) that is when square boxes emerged to the background of what I was typing. I tried to open a blank new page but the blank page is no longer blank since it's displaying boxes. even my previous documents are displaying theses boxes in the background. if I change the background colours they still remain. please help me to get over this problem. I used this shift and alt before with no problems. please help
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In the top bar, click 'View' then untick the box 'gridlines'
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g5- Oct 15, 2012 at 01:56 AM
thanks man, help a lot
Kelvin- May 3, 2017 at 07:46 AM
oooohh my G perfect, finished ma problem thanks a lot.
the king- Jun 11, 2017 at 07:28 AM
Yeah when i noticed this, I couldnt solve this for a couple of days and really freaked me out...but just got solved now. thanks so much.
Lucinda- Aug 21, 2017 at 08:47 PM
thank you so much for the help!
Coadekam- Oct 11, 2017 at 05:15 AM
Thanks you so much. My head was wrecked!
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Go to VIEW TAB and unckeck gridlines.
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hi there,

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xx- Oct 30, 2009 at 07:22 AM
Thanks I managed to solve the problem. I don't know how the grid lines activated themselves to show on the screen. I managed to disable the gridlines so that they do not show on the screen.
Sorry for any inconvenience caused
jhezzzze- Jan 28, 2010 at 12:25 PM
i had this problem aswell but after lots of effort I manged to take off the gridlines. go to view, clic print layout then untick gridlines
cel- Aug 6, 2010 at 06:36 AM
tks that was realy useful because i've been with this problem for long time and now is sorted.
Trouble fighter- Dec 7, 2012 at 09:45 PM
people, thank you for your support especially for xx and jhezzzze advice,

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