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Old 03-25-2009, 02:56 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by roger64 View Post
I give you my way with OpenOffice 3 (Linux and Windows, Mac to try)
You just open your Gutenberg text file with OpenOffice writer.

Two steps using "Search and replace with regular expressions"
If need be you can easily make a macro to join them.

"$" with " "
to get rid of hard returns and then
".*$" with "&\n"
to create again paragraph breaks (yes that's point star dollar)

Save.

After that I insert the "purified" text into a special 9x12 cm model and that's it.
Hmm. Sounds good. Two things jump to the eye, though:
1 What about ! and ??
2 What about titles that don't end with a .?
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