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IEEE 'x' at beginning and end of works cited

Nov 1, 2011 at 9:18 PM

I'm using the IEEE citation ( and it's working great, my only problem is I have an 'x' on the first line before the first entry and after the last entry in the works cited/bibliography.  Does anyone know how to get rid of this?

Nov 2, 2011 at 9:32 AM

Those x's are hidden. Just turn off the display of hidden symbols (¶) and they will be gone.

The x's are necessary to work around a bug in Word. Without the hidden x's (or any other non space character) Word will add whitespace in front and after your bibliography.