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    Remove space between line of text! (Word 2000 >)

    I have a long document that has double paragraph marks. I would like to automate the process of replacing two paragraph marks with none so that it eliminates the gaps inbetween the sentences. I tried using replace, but this just tells me that there is no occurences of ^p^p in the document! Any advice to correct this will be appreciated!
    See the sample document for an example of my problem.
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    Re: Remove space between line of text! (Word 2000 >)

    I would try again, and make sure that you don't accidentally slip in a space or so - replacing ^p^p with nothing works fine in the document you attached.

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    Re: Remove space between line of text! (Word 2000 >)

    Oooh. This sample document I attached I created in word...and I never tried it there. I just entered twice after each line! I attached it simply to illustrate what was saying in the post. The problem is that the original file was created in Notepad, and then copied to word. I noticed that when I pasted it in word, it had empty lines. I switched on the Show/Hide and it showed as double enters. When I search for ^p^p it does not find anything. What could cause this?
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    Re: Remove space between line of text! (Word 2000 >)

    Please attach a file in which you have the problem.

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    Re: Remove space between line of text! (Word 2000 >)

    Tx for your help Hans. I'll attach it a little later when I have more time to!
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    Re: Remove space between line of text! (Word 2000

    You migh find that Notepad puts in Carriage Returns (use ^l, that's small "l", in Word's Find/Replace) rather than proper paragraph marks (use ^p in Word's Find/Replace).

    You may get what (I think) you want by Finding ^l^l and Replacing by ^p

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    Re: Remove space between line of text! (Word 2000

    Thx John. I'll try that tonight on my home PC. Hans the file I was gonna attach is at home on the home PC. If Johns advice does not work, I'll bring it along 2morrow and attach it!

    Thanx
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