I see "MACROBUTTON ..." or other codes in my document

Cause: Field codes are displayed.

Solution:    Hide field codes for all fields in the document.

When field code are displayed, the contents of fields do not appear.

  1. On the Word menu, click Preferences.

    Note: To open Word Preferences, you must have a document open.

  2. Under Authoring and Proofing Tools, click View View Preferences button .

  3. Under Show, clear the Field codes check box.


    • Field codes can interfere with text selection. If you can't select the text in a field, hide field codes.

    • To quickly show or hide all field codes, press OPTION + F9 .

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