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([personal profile] bacchus May. 21st, 2009 07:39 pm)
I have a MS Word problem.

Does anyone know what carriage returns or carriage markers are? I fear I've just annoyed an editor at an online magazine who told me I submitted a story that will be a pain to reformat if they decide to accept it. The story used to have paragraphs separated by a space, but they wanted the paragraphs indented instead. I don't know how to change that except to manually click backwards and press tab to indent, which apparently will cause problems with their template. Is there any quick way to switch?

In other words, does anyone know a quick way to change paragraphs that are separated by a space into paragraphs that have no spaces and are indented? Example:

This is a paragraph separated by a space. This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.

This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.This is a paragraph separated by a space.

I need my paragraphs to be indented without any spaces separating them.
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From: [personal profile] helike


Something like that only that I was replacing soft-return symbol with hard-return symbols. Back then I had no idea what their names were and it took me some time to realize it. It slipped my mind completely.
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