Hi Cindy, Thanks so much. About the brackets, I didn't actually use them when numbering the pages; I was simply using them in my message to indicate my example formatting, and the numbers are by themselves on the line (though I didn't put a space before them; should I?), but I see where that could have been ambiguous, so I apologize for the confusion. Regarding the page numbers themselves, the actual text (i.e., the Prologue and after) are numbered with Arabic numerals, so I'm just using Roman numerals to help differentiate between preliminary text and the text of the book itself. When there are blank pages in the book text itself, I've numbered those sequentially using Arabic numerals. Again, sorry about the confusion. One question about your message, besides the spacing before page numbers: When you say line break, are you referring to a manual line break (i.e., typed in a Find/Replace operation in Word with ^l or ^11, and produced on the keyboard with SHIFT+ENTER) or a paragraph marker (i.e., typed in a Find/Replace operation in Word with ^p or ^13, and produced on the keyboard with just ENTER), or does it not matter? Thanks again. Regards, Maria Skype: MariaKristic AIM: MCKristic Email/MSN: maria6289@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Google Talk: Maria.Kristic@xxxxxxxxx Yahoo Messenger: mariakristic@xxxxxxxxx -----Original Message----- From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Grandma Cindy Sent: Sunday, December 17, 2006 7:32 PM To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: A few questions about circumventing the stripper, entering descriptive text, and handling tables Hi, Maria, 1. Yes, you're formatting correctly. No, you don't have too man blank lines. 2. I do number blank lines if they're in sequence, so peopple won't thinbk they're missing anything. Sometimes I've numbered the beginning pages if the first chapter does not begin with page 1. I've gone back from whatever the number wasn, e.g., seven, and numbered each previous page accordingly, but with arabic, not roman numverals--unles the pages themselves, like an introduction or something, have roman numberals. (I wonder why we say arabic numbers but roman numerals--hmmm.) With the last book I did, though, I just put a note in the long synopsis that the main text began with page 8. I put line break, space, the page number (by itself--no bracket or anything--I used to, and even put "blank pge," but as Gerald pointed out, then the page is no longer blank--and people objected to having to heard "bracket") space and page break. 3. I do what you did re front and back covers and the flaps, but I don't bother with the word "text" 4. I think what you've done with the table is fine--more than enough. It nicely puts the books in the series under the series title. I don't think you need the chronology of the different series. It's the order of books in a series that's important. I think you did a wonderful job that will help people who want to read the author's books. You are certainly a valuable volunteer and we are m ost grateful. Cindy 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.