Eliminating Hard Returns in FrameMaker

In some of the projects you do with FrameMaker, you'll copy text straight off web pages and paste it into FrameMaker files. You end up with a sea of hard returns to fix:

To fix these more efficiently, select paragraphs of text, click Edit > Find/Change, and fill out the dialog as follows:

The \p is FrameMaker's special symbol for the end of a paragraph (hard return). Notice that Selection is selected; the find-and-change will only affect the selected text. If you select the entire document and perform the find-and-change, you will lose the paragraph breaks that you do want to keep.

Designed by davidm@austincc.edu.