Re: Anyone else ever notice this Word feature?

Subject: Re: Anyone else ever notice this Word feature?
From: David Neeley <dbneeley -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 21:49:30 -0500

Yes, Dick, that is part of Word's rather flaky style setup.

"" causes endless problems, as does the ease with which
styles seem to multiply--much like rabbits on fertility drugs, in my

When documents change hands frequently, I have found it often to be
simpler to take them to text and reimport into a clean document
instance with only the styles I want to see in the final document.

Has anyone found a method of searching by character or paragraph style
in Word? That would be a definite time saver in this situation.


On 8/15/05, Dick Margulis <margulisd -at- comcast -dot- net> wrote:

> The subject is character styles vs. paragraph styles.
> Suppose you've received a document that consists entirely of "Normal"
> style with manual overrides. You select a (whole) paragraph and assign
> it a named style, Body Text, for example. Now you place your cursor at
> the end of the paragraph and press Delete so that you join the following
> paragraph to the first one.


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