?remove all formatting from emailed course manual



Colleen
07-09-2005, 11:04 PM
Thanks very much, Terry. It's good to know it's not just me with the
numbering muck-ups! I'm sure this will make it much easier than the
nightmare I worked with last time! Colleen.
TF Wrote:
> Colleen
>
> Almost certainly that would be the best policy. Numbering is one of
> Word
> weakest points, and with the strange mixture of confused styles,
> stripping
> the formatting and starting afresh will probably be the best solution.
>
> Copy and Paste Special, choosing Unformatted Text option into a new
> document
> would be one way to go. That way you get a new document with no
> formatting
> and keep the old document to refer to reminding you what it should
> have
> looked like!
>
> --
> Terry Farrell - Word MVP
> http://word.mvps.org/
>
> "Colleen" Colleen.1r1atq@news.officefrustration.com wrote in message
> news:Colleen.1r1atq@news.officefrustration.com...
> :
> : Hi. I am re-doing a training manual, which has been worked on by
> : several people, then emailed to me. It's had several parts of it
> : pasted in from other old manuals, emailed to many people and was
> : apparently origianlly done in WordPerfect. It has the most
> mucked-up
> : formatting I have ever seen i.e. when I try to re-number, very odd
> : other number formats come up. When I re-format other text, when I
> : print-preview something else odd pops up (I assume from a previous
> : version's formatting). Rather than frustrate myself further, would
> it
> : be best to remove all formatting, then start fresh? Would it be best
> to
> : set up styles, then "select all instances"? It's almost 200 pages
> long.
> : Thanks! Colleen.
> :
> :
> : --
> : Colleen


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Colleen


?remove all formatting from emailed course manual