[bksvol-discuss] Re: Maybe I'm A Moron

No, I just searched for ^B and tried to replace with ^m, I'll try your
combination and see what happens.  

Not quite to slitting my wrists,
cdh 


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Just curious, Chris, did u do a search & replace on ^b^m & replace w/^m?

On 7/4/08, Chris Hofstader <cdh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I just uploaded the book, "The Gang That Wouldn't Write Straight: Wolfe,
> Didion, Thompson and the New Journalism Revolution."  I spell checked it
and
> think I got most of the OCR errors out but some words seem to have been
> concatenated that should be separated and a number of apostrophes are
> followed by an "s" when they probably should not be (as in Chris's versus
> Chris').
>
> A week or so ago, I got an email that says that to get rid of section
breaks
> in Word, I should search for ^b and replace with an empty field.  The
book,
> as I arrowed through claimed that their was a section and page break at
> every place where the actual book had a hard page.  By removing the
section
> breaks, though, Word also removed the page breaks and I ended up with an
> approximately 335 page book becoming a 17 page book with text wrapped in
all
> sorts of weird ways that made it entirely unreadable.  I then went onto
the
> next suggestion, replace all ^b section breaks with ^m page breaks.  This
> resulted in exactly the same thing.
>
> Jim Homme and I have been pounding our heads against the page break
problem
> in the Drupal book I scanned over a month ago and now, in a far less
> difficult book, I still cannot manage to get beyond the page break
problem.
> Am I just a moron who is missing something obvious or is this whole scan
and
> validate task a whole lot more complicated than I had ever guessed?
>
> Thanks,
> cdh
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