Numbers mysteriously appearing in my Word document margin

Question: I have a long document and on the last page I have a table which has some numbers appearing at the margin which I cannot remove. Can you help?

Answer: This one I have never seen before, but since they could not be deleted and were not bulleted numbers, the only thing I could think was of Line Numbering. Even though there was no line numbering on the rest of the document, I went into the Paragraph options for that lineĀ (slanted arrow in the Paragraph group on the Home tab). I clicked on the Line and Page Breaks tab and checked “suppress line numbers,” and the number on that line disappeared. I tried this for the other two places the line numbers appeared, and either checked (and in one case had to uncheck) the option and the line numbers finally disappeared. Very strange indeed!

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