reformatted post

Macdonald Stainsby mstainsby at SPAMtao.ca
Mon Jun 26 01:34:01 MDT 2000


Okay...   now Works, please. I don't have any coin for MS Office.

Macdonald

----- Original Message -----
From: Workers World, Chicago Bureau <wwchi at enteract.com>
To: <marxism at lists.panix.com>
Sent: Saturday, June 24, 2000 12:29 PM
Subject: Re: reformatted post


>
>
> >
> >Louis Proyect wrote:
> >
> >> 2. convert all end of line characters (^p in Microsoft Word) to space.
> >> 3. re-enter 2 end of line characters between paragraphs to skip a line.
> >
> >I got that part, but how does one accomplish this feat in Word?
> >
>
>
> No, no, look, you do it in three steps.
>
> First, in MS Word, ^p is the symbol for the end-of-paragraph character.
^l
> is the symbol for the new-line character (within a paragraph) that looks
> like a bent arrow.
>
> So do this:
>
> (1) Everywhere there is a paragraph, which is now represented by two
> end-of-paragraphs together, you change them to two end-of-lines:
>
> Edit - Replace     ^p^p   to  ^l^l
>
> (2) Now change all the remaining end-of-paragraphs to spaces:
>
> Edit - Replace     ^p     to      (type a space here)
>
> (3) Now change all the stuff you changed in step 1 back to what it was:
>
> Edit - Replace     ^l^l   to   ^p^p
>
> The effect of all this will be to change stuff like this:
>
> Here is
> some text
> of which
> this is the first paragraph.
>
> Here is
> some more
> text.
>
> To this:
>
> Here is some text of which this is the first paragraph.
>
> Here is some more text.
>
>
>
> L. Paulsen
> Chicago branch, WWP
>






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