Skip to main content

How to show or hide optional hyphen in Word

When you need to show or hide optional hyphen, how can you get it done? Let’s introduce the tricks for you.

Show or hide optional hyphen in Word

Show or hide optional hyphen with Kutools for Word

Amazing! Use Efficient Tabs in Word (Office) like Chrome, Firefox and New Internet Explorer!

Read more Free download

arrow blue right bubbleShow or hide optional hyphen in Word

In Word 2010/2013, if you want to show optional hyphen, please click File > Options > Display, and check Optional hyphens box, then click OK.(In Word 2007, click Office button to choose Options.) See screenshot:

If you want to hide it, please uncheck the Optional hyphens box.

arrow blue right bubble Show or hide optional hyphen with Kutools for Word

With Kutools for Word’s Display Settings utility, you can quickly show or hide optional hyphen in Word.

Kutools for Word, a handy add-in, includes groups of tools to ease your work and enhance your ability of processing word document. Free Trial for 45 days! Get It Now!

Step 1. Click Enterprise > Display Settings, see screenshot:

Step 2. To check or uncheck Optional Hyphens box in Display Setting dialog to show or hide optional hyphens. See screenshot:

In Display Settings, you also can display or hide paragraph marks, object location, spaces and so on quickly.

For more detailed information about Display Settings, please go to Display Settings.

Relative articles:

Recommended Word Productivity Tools


Kutools For Word - More Than 100 Advanced Features For Word, Save Your 50% Time

  • Complicated and repeated operations can be done one-time processing in seconds.
  • Insert multiple images across folders into Word document at once.
  • Merge and combine multiple Word files across folders into one with your desired order.
  • Split the current document into separate documents according to heading, section break or other criteria.
  • Convert files between Doc and Docx, Docx and PDF, collection of tools for common conversions and selection, and so on...
Comments (0)
No ratings yet. Be the first to rate!
There are no comments posted here yet
Please leave your comments in English
Posting as Guest
Rate this post:
0   Characters
Suggested Locations