The text of Paragraph1 and Paragraph2 is same. As you can see, the formatting of both paragraphs is different. I changed the formatting of Paragraph1 intentionally. The Paragraph2 is in standard format. How one can format the Paragraph1 like the Paragraph2? Of course, one way is to use the backspace and dragging the lines backward. Suppose, there are a lot of paragraphs formatted in a disorganized way like the Paragraph1. We have to change the formatting of all those paragraphs to an organized formatting using Microsoft Word or some other Word Processing software. How would we do that? Please help me.

Paragraph 1:

Yes, spammers do advertise crap things. But even if they start
advertising things
like Microsoft Windows through
those unsolicited e-mails, then I will happily quit using Windows.
Then,
how is spamming economical for advertisers?
By sending spams, they affect their reputation in a bad way, if they have any.
Then, what
do they get by sending spams? Who are these spammers?
Is this possible that companies which are in competition,
like MSN and Yahoo, hire them to
affect each other's reputation in negative way. If a certain
person
gets less spam
in Yahoo mailbox than in Hotmail mailbox, then obviously he will stick to Yahoo.


Paragraph 2:

Yes, spammers do advertise crap things. But even if they start advertising things like Microsoft Windows through those unsolicited e-mails, then I will happily quit using Windows. Then, how is spamming economical for advertisers? By sending spams, they affect their reputation in a bad way, if they have any. Then, what do they get by sending spams? Who are these spammers? Is this possible that companies which are in competition, like MSN and Yahoo, hire them to affect each other's reputation in negative way. If a certain person gets less spam in Yahoo mailbox than in Hotmail mailbox, then obviously he will stick to Yahoo.
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In Microsoft Word™, you can use Format Painter to format paragraph 1 like paragraph 2.
Newmoon1805In Microsoft Word™, you can use Format Painter to format paragraph 1 like paragraph 2.
Hi Newmoon,

That doesn't work. Have you tried it yourself? Please copy those paragraphs to Microsoft Word and check it for yourself. I believe that Formar Painter won't do any good.

Kind regards, Jackson
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Newmoon1805In Microsoft Word™, you can use Format Painter to format paragraph 1 like paragraph 2.
Hi Jackson,
You are right . Format Painter does not format paragraph 1 like paragraph 2.
Hi, Jackson.

You cannot make Paragraph 1 appear similar to Paragraph 2 even though you use "justify text" simply because there are manual line breaks between the words (for instance, after "start," "things," "through").

I will give you the instructions you need. Mind you, I use an Italian version of this software, so I hope I remember correctly the names of the commands in EnglishEmotion: sad (if I don't, I'm sure somebody will tell you their exact names).

First, you need to substitute all those line breaks for spaces. You should go to Edit > Replace; then you need to type "^l" (*) in the first box (Find what) and a simple space in the second one (Replace with).
Now, you can justify the text, either by pressing the button "Justify" in the formatting toolbox or by matching formats by pressing the "brush" button.

(*) ^l (the second character is a lowercase L) is code for a manual break - alternatively, after choosing Edit > Replace you need to use the dropdown menu "other" and then you can choose "manual line break" in a second dropdown menu , called "special"
Oh, well done, Tanit!

I often have to take text from PDFs, which, when pasted into Word, has "hard" line breaks whereever the text wrapped.

In my version, it's ^p to search for paragraph code, and I replace it with a blank space. You can grab one "paragraph" at a time and tell it to replace all, then go on to the next paragraph. It's much faster than going to the end of each line and manually deleting the hard return.

I learned that a couple years ago and have put it to great use since then.
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Grammar GeekI often have to take text from PDFs, which, when pasted into Word, has "hard" line breaks whereever the text wrapped.
Hi Barbara,

That's exactly what I do with some PDFs. Emotion: smile

However, when I copied and pasted the OP into my word processor, there weren't any "paragraph breaks" (if you press the button which shows or hides formatting marks in MSWord, they will look like "mirrored P's"), but only "line breaks" (if you press the same button, they will look like arrows).

In my version, ^p and ^l have different meanings and functions:
^p marks the end of a paragraph (like the ones you usally have in a PDF)
^l marks the end of a line.

There might be another code in the English version instead of ^l, but it shouldn't be ^p, which, according to your description, seems to work exactly as "my" ^p.

I prepared an image to show the difference but I'm not able to paste it here Emotion: crying
All's well that ends well!

Anyway, Jackson, I am quite expert with Word, and so is Tanit, we see, so feel free to ask your questions.
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All's well that ends well!

Anyway, Jackson, I am quite expert with Word, and so is Tanit, we see, so feel free to ask your questions.

Hi

Barbara, didn't I tell you that you were the one of the best persons I had ever seen?Emotion: smile And Tanit, I'm very grateful to you for your help. Yesterday, I didn't get time to experiment those commands you told me, I will check them today. Of course, I will need your help in future and I am very happy I have two experts here.

Kind regards, Jackson
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