RE: Formatting out line breaks

  • From: "Lisle, Ted \(CHFS DMS\)" <Ted.Lisle@xxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 9 May 2007 07:48:49 -0400

JFW should give you the ASCII value for which you're looking, and you
can use it in your search.

Ted

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Sent: Tuesday, May 08, 2007 7:16 PM
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Formatting out line breaks


Sure, there are codes for special characters like paragraph marks and 
manual line breaks. See:

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word/HA012303921033.aspx#7

--
Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis

Jim Portillo wrote:
> Hi there, 
> Here's something on which I'm hoping someone will have some
information. 
> I have a huge file that I got off the net which I need to reformat.
It looks something like this.  It'll have one line of text that's
somewhat long, followed
> by a line of text that is very short, with a blank next to it, which
I'm calling a line break or carriage return.  When I manually delete
that and add
> a space, it looks like a regular line of text.
> This is a file of close to 100 pages, and I'd hate to go through line
by line trying to fix it.
> What I'd like to do is use the search and replace all function in Word
and replace all of those hard line breaks.  Is there a symbol I can use
to type in
> that will do that, or is there an easier way I can reformat the text?
> It's annoying, but I'd love to have this better formatted.
> I'll bet the pages will come down considerably.
> Jim 

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