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I've just loaded up Microsoft Word 2007 only to see that there are some strange lines at the top of the documents page. I don't know what they are but they don't appear in any other Office program. What are they?! You can see a picture of what I mean on my Flickr

asked Jun 15 '10 at 02:51

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It is not a problem, it is just a aligner to show you how far the typing is from the edge of the page. I don't really know the name, but it is not a problem.

answered Jun 15 '10 at 02:59

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That is part of the advanced paragraph function of Word. It is to help show you where the margins are on the document. It can be turned off from the "View" tab. So yet it is normal and nothing is broken.

answered Jun 15 '10 at 03:32

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