How do I delete all carriage returns in a word doc?

Discussion in 'Microsoft Word Document Management' started by Bamba, Feb 1, 2009.

  1. Bamba

    Bamba Guest

    I have pasted text from a PDF text box and I need to reformat it in word
    (remove all the carriage returns). Does anyone have an easy way to remove
    all the carriage returns in a document?
    Cheers
     
    Bamba, Feb 1, 2009
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  2. Bamba

    macropod Guest

    Hi Bamba,

    In the Find/Replace screen, insert ^p in the Find box, with nothing in the Replace box.

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    Cheers
    macropod
    [MVP - Microsoft Word]


    "Bamba" <> wrote in message news:...
    >I have pasted text from a PDF text box and I need to reformat it in word
    > (remove all the carriage returns). Does anyone have an easy way to remove
    > all the carriage returns in a document?
    > Cheers
     
    macropod, Feb 1, 2009
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  3. I doubt that you want to remove *all* of them. See
    http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/Formatting/CleanWebText.htm

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    Suzanne S. Barnhill
    Microsoft MVP (Word)
    Words into Type
    Fairhope, Alabama USA
    http://word.mvps.org

    "Bamba" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    >I have pasted text from a PDF text box and I need to reformat it in word
    > (remove all the carriage returns). Does anyone have an easy way to remove
    > all the carriage returns in a document?
    > Cheers
    >
     
    Suzanne S. Barnhill, Feb 2, 2009
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