How do i fix this?

hello everyone

I NEED SOME HELP!!

using word. it was late, i was tired. for some reason every document i now open this is the kind of thing that happens to the text. i get all these wierd symbols i was playing around in INSERT -> tables and index trying to auto format the index and page Nos

got all these bold “backward” P looking symbols everywhere in all documents.

can anyone please help me to turn this setting of WORD off?

thank you

in the upper right of the taskbars is the same switch(same symbol) (otherwise find it in the options and put it on the bar)
just set this off