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    Keeping 'chunks' of document together (any)

    This undoubtedly has an easy answer.

    I have a number of fairly-similarly-organised 'groupings' of text in a document, like:

    GROUPING 1
    para1
    para2
    para3

    GROUPING 2
    para1
    para2
    para3

    GROUPING 3
    para1
    para2
    para3

    ... and so on.

    The amount of text in each paragraph varies from grouping to grouping. If it's relevant, there are no blank lines/empty paragraphs between groupings. Maintenance will cause the amount of text in a few/some/many paragraphs to increase or decrease.

    I want each Grouping with its associated paragraphs to be treated as one 'chunk', and NOT to be split across a page boundary. For example, if only some of Grouping3 fits at the bottom of a page, I want the whole of Grouping3 to be placed on the next page.

    I've fiddled with "Keep lines together" and "Keep with next" settings, but they don't do what I want consistently. With any form of "section break" help?

    Thanks.
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    Re: Keeping 'chunks' of document together (any)

    Select the paragraphs from GROUPING 1 up to and including the next to last paragraph in the grouping (para2 in the example).
    In the Line and Page Breaks tab of Format | Paragraph, tick "Keep with next".
    Repeat for the other groupings (when you have done one, you can select the next and press Ctrl+Y to repeat the setting).

    Note: 'Keep with next' should *not* be set for the last paragraph within each grouping.

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    Re: Keeping 'chunks' of document together (any)

    Ah....

    Thanks!
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