They could be eliminated by a global replace with nothing, but then some that should remain would also be eliminated. I do it manually as I go along. Possibly replacing a hyphen space with nothing would eliminate them without also removing hyphens that belong between words or compound phrases. Cindy --- Munawar Bijani <munawarb@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Hello List, > I'm back with yet another question. smile. While > scanning a Goosebumps book > for upload, I realized that several words are > hyphenated so that they may > pick up on the following line. For instance, if the > word trembling is at the > end of a line and it will overrun the margin, the > word is printed as > follows: > trem- > bling > Will this degrade the scan quality (IE: will the > automated dictionary give > the validator a lower quality rating,) or can the > dictionary tell if a word > is intentionally broken up? Is there any way to > remove these hyphens without > doing it manually? I went through a recent book I > submitted: "Marriage and > Morals in Islam" and did remove the soft hyphens > where ever I could. Do I > have to do this for every book I submit? > Thanks, and sorry for so many questions! :) > > Munawar A. Bijani > mailto:munawarb@xxxxxxxxx > > 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. > > Cindy __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.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.