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Mon Oct 25, 2010 12:14 am
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RachaelElg says...



You just finished writing a new chapter. You have hordes of YWSers waiting to read it. It's late and you're tired but you know if you don't get that chapter posted, you're going to be in for it.

But just the idea of painfully spacing out those paragraphs, Enter/Return button after Enter/Return button, is making you groan. You just want to post the dang thing, right! But, you also don't want your readers to murder you for making it so challenging to read.

Never fear! MS Word for both PC and Mac has an easy solution:

1. Open "Replace."
2. Put ^p in the top box.
3. Put ^p^p in the bottom box
4. Click "Replace All"

And presto chango!, ctrl+A, ctrl+c, open YWS in your browser of choice, ctrl+p, submit. Happy readers, happy you...to change it back in Word just click Undo!
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Mon Oct 25, 2010 12:19 am
Kyllorac says...



That is just nifty. I had no idea Word could do that. :o

Alternatively, at the bottom of the new thread screen, there are spacing options. Selecting Story automatically spaces out the paragraphs for you.
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Mon Oct 25, 2010 7:45 am
Tigersprite says...



I never knew I could do this! I spent at least a good hour formatting my book's paragraphs myself! Thank God for this! This tab is favourited!
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Mon Oct 25, 2010 4:48 pm
RachaelElg says...



Alternatively, at the bottom of the new thread screen, there are spacing options. Selecting Story automatically spaces out the paragraphs for you.


...what.

Sigh.
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Sun Jan 22, 2012 7:47 pm
Blues says...



...Rache.

I cannot thank you enough.




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Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:18 pm
Kyllorac says...



With how the Story option is currently MIA, your valiant efforts are not in vain! :D
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Fri Jan 27, 2012 8:05 am
RachaelElg says...



Yay! This brightens my day.
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Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:11 pm
murtuza says...



I'm thankful for this thread and for Rache, more importantly. Thanks, Rache! ^.^
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