Re: Hard vs. Soft return

Subject: Re: Hard vs. Soft return
From: "Susan W Gallagher" <susanwg -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Shannon Wade" <SWade -at- daktronics -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 09:41:23 -0700

Generally speaking, you'd use a soft return any time you want individual
lines of text to be treated as a single paragraph. For example, if you're
writing a formal letter, you'd use soft returns within the inside address.
-Sue Gallagher

On 6/30/08, Shannon Wade <SWade -at- daktronics -dot- com> wrote:
> Random question that I'm sure will generate some heated debate.
> I'm using Word 2007 for manuals. I know. Throw things at me later. My
> question is:
> Disregarding software manuals, would there be a reason, other than avoiding
> leaving a single word on a line, to use a soft return? I write only product
> manuals (e.g. Insert tab A into slot B for honziwiggle products.) I know
> that there are benefits to using soft returns for software manuals, but,
> again, I don't write software manuals. Please help settle this debate.

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