Re: Question about MSWord

Subject: Re: Question about MSWord
From: Floramaria Deter <fmc -at- NETCOM -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 1997 00:57:19 -0700

At 09:02 PM 4/20/97 +600, Jane Bergen wrote:
>On 20 Apr 97 at 13:24, Paula Puffer wrote:
>> He had a 162 page document opened in Word 95 and when he would
>> insert a page break or an section break, it would make his headers
>> mess up. The breaks would cause the headers to be larger than they
>> needed to be. We stumbled on one solution... put extra lines on the
>This happens sometimes when Word tries to make the breaks and the
>headings all the same paragraph. Select the whole thing (probably if
>you try to select just the page break, you'll see that Word insists
>on selecting the header on the new page, too).
>1. Change it all to "Body text" style (or "Normal").
>2. Go to the first word in the heading and hit Enter. This forces
>a good "End paragraph" for Word.
>3. Select ONLY the line that you want to be a header and apply the
>Heading 1 (or 2,3, etc.) style.
>4. If necessary, now remove that empty line.
>That should work.
>Jane Bergen


I'm going to try this once I get to work, but I have tried it in the past
with MS Word 6.0 and it didn't work.

Thanks for the advice...Flora :)
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