FAQ / “{” and field codes are visible in my document — ALT F9 to show/hide field codes in your document

Microsoft Word uses field codes to hide additional functionality behind the text of Word documents e.g. the destination of a hyperlink.

Pressing ALT F9 shows these field codes throughout the document (see below).

Field codes are shown

Field codes are shown

Pressing ALT F9 hides the field codes (see below)

Field codes are hidden

Field codes are hidden

 

 

 

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