Re: Question about MSWord

Subject: Re: Question about MSWord
From: Floramaria Deter <fmc -at- NETCOM -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 1997 00:54:51 -0700

At 01:24 PM 4/20/97 -0500, Paula Puffer wrote:
>OK I ran into this yesterday when I was working at school and one of my
>profs came and got me.
>The background:
>He working on a book and has gotten manuscripts in a variety of formats.
>They've all been converted to MSWord '95. And he was getting read to do
>global sorts of editing.
>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 page and it would nudge the text up until he had the normal
>headers within 1" margins. But this also defeats the purpose of a page
>break or a section break that kicks to the next page. Has anyone else run
>into this problem? How did you solve it?


From my experience, adding one extra line/CR was the only way to solve the
problem. A section or page break has the same style as the next line so
adding an extra line with the Normal style rather than Heading 1, 2, 3,
etc. would solve the problem. This probably doesn't help you, but I think
you have reached the limitations of MS Word. I hope someone can prove me

Flora :)
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