If it's more than doubling the page count, then 1 or a couple things is happening: a) Your font is *way too big--decrease the size; b) Your margins are too narrow--make certain you've got at least an inch on all 4 dimensions; c) Your paper size is set incorrectly--8x11.5 portrait should do it but if that is not the size of your book, set it to the proper page size. On 7/24/08, Marilyn Beasley <mbeasley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Hi, Mary. Hi, Carrie. > > Mary, you asked, among other things, how to eliminate soft breaks. I > have two suggestions, both of which I learned > while lurking on the list as a newbie. > 1. Make your page size the biggest size as possible. Of course, > "Legal" is you first option, and that usually > works for me. But there's one other choice in Word, I can't remember > it right now, which is 8 x 26 inches. There's > no way you'll get a soft break with that one. > 2. Make the size of your text smaller. I read in a past message from > Carrie that you can go as low as 9 point type. > I don't know your software so that's all the help I can give. > > Hopefully, > Marilyn > > > On Jul 24, 2008, at 11:56 AM, Carrie Karnos wrote: > >> Hi Mary, >> >> The number osoft page breaks in a book doesn't matter; it's the >> number of hard page breaks that does. If your book's number of page >> breaks is within 10% of the actual number of pages in the book, then >> it should be approved (assuming everything else is okay). I'm >> training a replacement for me, since I'm going on a 2-week business >> trip, but clearly there was some miscommunication between us. Please >> upload your book and I'll take a look at it. >> >> Carrie >> >> ----- Original Message ---- >> From: Mary Stephens <mstephen@xxxxxxxx> >> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >> Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2008 6:34:55 AM >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Soft page breaks >> >> Hello. I need a crash course on soft page breaks. I had a book >> returned with the following explanation: There are too many soft page >> breaks. This has nearly doubled page count. Please remove >> I am using XP Home, with Kurzweil 11. How does one detect soft page >> breaks, and what is the best way to eliminate them? >> Thanks much! >> Mary Stephens. >> >> 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.