[duxhelp] Re: <para.>

  • From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2006 08:45:02 -0400

David,

Use Layout, Join Lines instead of Layout, Join Paragraphs.  You should then
get what you want in one step.

- Peter 

-----Original Message-----
From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of David Spybey
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2006 6:09 AM
To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: <para.>

George
 
I was too hasty in saying "I can see that your solution will work" as I
wrote it without actually trying it myself -- it clearly seemed reasonable!!
 
However having followed what you have said, I am still finding a problem.The
para. codes do go but they are replaced by a line break so the paragraphs
are still not joined as the second one is on a new line. Agreed it is then
possible to delete the line break and then add in the required space.
However this does seem a bit of a sledgehammer to crack the proverbial nut!
 
David
 

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From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Fri 15/12/2006 17:09
To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: <para.>



Hi David,

Perhaps I didn't explain too well.

You only need to highlight a letter or two either side - between the two
paragraphs you want to join.

bla bla.</para.>
<para.>Bla bla

George.

-----Original Message-----
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Sent: 15 December 2006 16:50
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Subject: [duxhelp] Re: <para.>

George

Thanks for the suggestion. I can see that your solution will work but it is
a little awkward if the paragraphs concerned are long.
This is
particularly the case for braille users of DBT.

If a simpler fix does not exist now then it would be appreciated as a future
improvement. 

David

-----Original Message-----
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Sent: 15 December 2006 16:15
To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: <para.>

Hi David,

Yes.  Highlight the end of the first and beginning of the second paragraph.
Go to the Layout menu, Join Styles.

Although in an ideal world (hint, hint, Peter) it would be nice to have an
advanced user option to remove just one of a pair of tags.

George.

-----Original Message-----
From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Sent: 15 December 2006 16:07
To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: <para.>

Peter

I wonder if you know of a way round the following problem.

The codes <para.> and </para.> are linked. If one is deleted the other
automatically deletes itself. This means that if you attempt to merge two
paragraphs together by pressing [delete] [delete] [space] at the start of
the second paragraph then both paragraphs loose their codes and the combined
paragraph is no longer indented at its start.

David Spybey



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