Why is word showing dots instead of spaces

Why is word showing dots instead of spaces

Is your Word document displaying dots instead of spaces? This is actually a fairly common formatting issue can than be resolved quickly if you follow the steps outlined below.

If your Word is only showing spaces as dots you can turn this off via this simple procedure:

  • Click on Tools menu > Options > View tab.

  • Under Formatting marks, uncheck Spaces.
  • If Spaces is clear and All checkbox is selected, de-select it to clear the All checkboxes.
  • Click on OK to save changes.
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