The ' ¶ ' is a white space character and I guess the last code commiter might have accidently commited his/her settings file that you have now updated. Simply change the settings to hide WhiteSpace characters.
Muhammad Saif Asif Mirza
OCJA(5/6) OCJP(6) OCJWCD(6)
Joined: Aug 25, 2008
Thanks Saif theres an option View->Show Non Printable Characters. I unticked this option and everything looks fine now again