Page break as local formatting permitted?

Subject: Page break as local formatting permitted?
From: SB <sylvia -dot- braunstein -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 00:45:37 +0300

There was this long thread about the best way to do a page break in MS Word
(we are working with Word 2003).

The new technical writer feels that it is permitted to do a page break
"before" as part of a heading style but I told him that this is essentially
local formatting and therefore, we should not use that. He said that at
times, local formatting is permitted.

What is the general opinion about this?

(I am using a page break + a paragraph mark formatted as a style called
"tiny" solving the spacing problem at the top of the page. So far, this has
been one of the best solutions. However, pagination is always an issue, no
matter what).


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