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 Chris Hofstader CUNY, BSO, ATG, Odds and Ends email: cdh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Blog: http://www.blindconfidential.blogspot.com Skype: BlindChristian phone: 727-896-6393 -----Original Message----- From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jackie McBride Sent: Friday, July 04, 2008 11:06 AM To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Maybe I'm A Moron 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 > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of > available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > -- Change the world--1 deed at a time Jackie McBride Check out my homepage at: www.abletec.serverheaven.net & please join my fight against breast cancer <http://teamacs.acsevents.org/site/TR?px=1790196&pg=personal&fr_id=3489> To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. __________ NOD32 3242 (20080704) Information __________ This message was checked by NOD32 antivirus system. http://www.eset.com To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.