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Old 01-03-2013, 02:57 PM   #5
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@Jellby --

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According to Wikipedia, the use of superscripts for ordinals in English should be avoided nowadays.
Thanks for the link

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The 16th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style states: "The letters in ordinal numbers should not appear as superscripts (e.g., 122nd not 122nd)", as do the Bluebook[1] and style guides by the Council of Science Editors,[2] Microsoft,[3] and Yahoo!.[4] Two problems are that superscripts are used "most often in citations" and are "tiny and hard to read".[1] Some word processors format ordinal indicators as superscripts by default (e.g. Microsoft Word[5]). Style guide author Jack Lynch (Rutgers) recommends turning off automatic superscripting of ordinals in MS Word, because "no professionally printed books use superscripts."[6]
Who can argue with that?

I'll also turn it off in my MS Word also


I will keep the RegEx and probably use it as a starting point for other things.

However, the most frustrating editing task right now is 'Need #1' to insert a space for text like "JohnSmith" (s/b "John Smith") and "missingLink" (s/b "missing Link"). I have no idea how so many words got joined

@Danger --

I'll try the suggestion tonight

Paul
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