indicates a paragraph character Even Palmer couldn’t ignore something like that. “Mwhuh?”

she replied as she chewed her doughnut.

'she replied ...' should be on the same line as “Mwhuh?” So a different approach is to look for lines starting with lowercase letters: (B) Check 'Use wildcards' Find: ^13([a-z]) Looks for lines starting with a lowercase letter after the paragraph character Repl: \1 That's a followed by \1 So the answer (still imperfect) is to use (A) then use (B) Still there are problems: (a) Chapter headings and poetry bits (epigraphs) don't have end punctuation so lose their line/paragaph characters. Solution: Parts not to be scanned should be made bold then during F/R the Find Criteria should include Format, Font - Not Bold. Change back from Bold afterwards. Click 'No formatting' in F/R dialogue. (b) In USA it seems the practice is to put a full stop (period) after Mr. Mrs. Ms. Dr. A coincidental paragraph character after the dot would survive and we'd get: Mr.

represents a paragraph character Smith.... (C) Solution: After the above F/Rs, (A) and (B) Check 'Use wildcards' Find: ([DM][rs]{1,2}.)^13([A-Z]) Repl: \1 \2 Optional space between \1 and \2 for Dr.Smith or Dr. Smith (c) Similarly, if by coincidence the para-character is just after a full stop then it's left there even though it's mid paragraph. Here's an example pre F/R:

represents paragraph character “Okay, now you just sound like a scary boyfriend,” May

said, reaching under her T-shirt to unhook her bra. “Explain.

Why am I doing this?”

etc: Find:

h(\d)_([^ Repl: \2 *** Making Chapter headings in Word: (You don't have to do this in Word. I've written a post in the Sigil section named 'Regex' which explains how to do this in Sigil.) http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=130763 But if you want to do it in Word... There are two ways to do this. The first method relies on the transferred PDF chapter headings having a distinguishing character style. The second uses Find/Replace based on text content. Using STYLE to alter Chapter headings to

Format menu > Styles and Formatting Click in one of the chapter headings in the document. Find the style in the Formatting panel by looking for a blue outline box. Move the cursor to the right-hand side end of the box. A drop down menu arrow appears. Click the arrow and choose 'Select All x Instance(s)'. The nearer the x is to the number of chapters the better, but don' forget 'Prologue' and 'Epilogue'. With these multiple selections all you need to do is click 'Heading 2' once. Done. If there are headings like 'Part One', 'Part Two' you can use the same method replacing with 'Heading 1'. Using Find/Replace to alter Chapter headings to

For these searches you must check 'Use wildcards'. We will find chapter headings and bracket them with the pseudo-tags h2_ ... _h2 1) The line starts with the word 'Chapter', 'CHAPTER' or 'chapter': Find: (^13)([Cc][Hh][Aa][Pp][Tt][!^13]@)(^13) Repl: \1h2_\2_h2\3 2) Chapter is labelled by DIGITS only (example '35'): Find: (^13)([0-9]{1,2})(^13) Repl: \1h2_\2_h2\3 Note: this assumes that there are less than 100 chapters and avoids lines like '1943'. If there are more than 99 chapters!!! then change {1,2} to {1,3} 3) Chapter is headed by NUMBERS in WORDs (possibly hyphenated) only (example 'Forty-five'): Find: (^13)([A-z-]@)(^13) Repl: \1h2_\2_h2\3 Note: be aware that any other single word paragraphs will also be found and made Heading 2. In Sigil: At this stage you have a single HTML file. If you have created

tags for Chapters you can use the following to split on chapter headings

: In Code View. Find: (\1 Put the focus back onto the page. Now press F6