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I'm formatting some VBA code for reading, and obviously a lot of the lines flow to the next line. I've applied a hanging indent to make it clear that it's a continuation of the previous line, but I'd like to put a prefix on it (Wingdings 3: 571 or similar, perhaps) to make it clear.

Is there any way to do that automatically, either through formatting or VBA, or would I have to just go through and do it all manually?

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In your document, insert your symbol once, select it and copy it. Then you can delete the symbol.

Then just do a simple find and replace.

In the Find what: ^p (this will find each paragraph mark).

In the Replace with: box ^p^c (including a space after the c)

This will replace each paragraph mark with paragraph mark then your symbol (as you copied it to clipboard) then a space. So you will end up with the symbol at the start of each new paragraph.

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  • That's what I'd do if I wanted on the first line of a paragraph, but I'm looking for a way to indicate that a line is a continuation of a paragraph - essentially what you suggested but with the wrapping breaks instead. – Andrew Perry Mar 31 '16 at 11:16

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