Gary Yes, I use the "properties" in K1000 while preparing the synopses -- both long and short. The word count tells me if I have exceeded the 500 max with the book jacket for the long synopsis and the 200 character count for the short one. K1000 makes doing a lot of things very convenient. 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.