Hello. Tools/options. Then depending on your version of Word you will find some checkboxes in a page specific to editing or display. There are a number of characters there that can be displayed, or not, to your preference. Dave Created in the Audio Recording and Mixing Studios, San Jose, California ----- Original Message ----- From: Dave Mitchell To: JAWS Help Sent: Tuesday, September 07, 2010 06:30 Subject: Windows 7 space and paragraph markers Greetings All: How can I stop JAWS 12 from saying 'space marker' & paragraph marker' when I arrow by character in a Word document? Thanks very much. Mitch Dogs have owners. Cats have staff.