Two tips for Microsoft word

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I'm on the cusp of sending the manuscript for A Disability of the Soul to my publisher. I was cleaning up the text and came across tips for two important tasks:
  1. Are you plagued with horizontal rules in Word that won't go away? These horizontal rules are created when you type three dashes --- in a row -- and are almost impossible to get rid of. Deleting them won't work, cutting them won't work. They are immortal. Here's how to get rid of them:
  2. I needed to add line numbers down the left side of the page to make it easier for copyeditors to mark material. Here's how to do it:

In both cases, scroll down as the tips are at the bottom of the pages.

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