[bksvol-discuss] Re: replacing sections with page breaks:

  • From: Valerie Maples <vlmaples@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2010 01:10:27 -0600

If you are replacing section breaks in Word and want protected page breaks, you 
bring up find and replace with ctrl H and in the first box, put ^b and in the 
second put ^p^m^p

Hope that helps!

Valerie


On Jan 6, 2010, at 12:06 AM, Debby Franson wrote:

> Hi Valerie!
> 
> Thanks for your answer.  I will know how to deal with section breaks then, I 
> think, if I ever get a book to proofread that has them.
> 
> Debby
> 
> At 10:32 PM 1/3/2010, Valerie Maples wrote
>> Not Misha, but they are the type of breaks created in ABBYY FineReader, a 
>> software I happen to use.  I try to convert everything before I submit, but 
>> I am sure maybe one day I will forget.  In word, it would announce section 
>> break instead of page break with screen reading software, I would guess.
>> 
>> Hope that helps!
>> 
>> Valerie
>> 
>> 
>> On Jan 3, 2010, at 10:06 PM, Debby Franson wrote:
>> 
>> > Hi Misha!
>> >
>> > I haven't come across a book with section breaks yet, as far as I know.  
>> > What is a section break and how will I recognize it?
>> >
>> > Debby
>> >
>> > At 08:05 AM 12/31/2009, Mike wrote
>> >> Kenny,
>> >>
>> >> That sometimes happens when books with section breaks instead of page 
>> >> breaks have different page setups for different settings.  You can go to 
>> >> page setup, select applies to whole document (not this section as is 
>> >> probably the default) and then set the page size and margins to something 
>> >> reasonable (like all margins 1 inch and page size letter).
>> >> Another and maybe simpler way if you have a copy saved from just before 
>> >> you changed the section breaks to page breaks is to go to the end of the 
>> >> book, set up the find and replace to convert section breaks to page 
>> >> breaks, then select the find and replace option to search backwards.  I 
>> >> don't know why this works, but I discovered it by accident on one of the 
>> >> first books I proofed for bookshare which would go into the one character 
>> >> line format when I tried to convert section breaks to page breaks.
>> >>
>> >> Misha
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> p.wildcat1234@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> >>> Hi this is kenny. I am proofreading a book called the singing by ck. 
>> >>> williams When I opend the book in word it had section breaks When I 
>> >>> replaced the section breaks with page breaks The text started looking 
>> >>> horrible It was showing one letter on one line at a time. Do I reject 
>> >>> the scan and ask for a rescanning of the book or is there away to do 
>> >>> this without rejecting the book.
>> >>
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