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Old 09-30-07, 04:13 AM
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MS word formatting question

for MSword / tech buffs out there.

I'm transcribing a Q & A interview, however going back and forth between them it's really getting tedious to type Q: and A: over and over, it would save me some time if I could just hit enter twice and it would automatically go to Q from A and vice versa.

Does anyone know how to do this? I attempted to create some macros / short cut keys but there is no action --- result form, it has me record a macro but not press a button (ideally enter X 2) to command the switch, I'm so confused
Old 09-30-07, 10:18 AM
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You have a lot of choices.

1) You can assign a keystroke to the macro that it seems like you've made. Hard to say if you've actually made one based on your last paragraph though.

OR

2) You can make a "Q" paragraph style that has the following characteristics:
* Uses "Q:" as its auto-number
* Has "A" "Style for the following paragraph", which has "Q:" as its auto-number and "Q" "Style for the following paragraph".
The key to doing this will be going to style formatting --> numbering --> customize, and changing the Number format to "Q:" and "A:" respectively.

OR

3) Just copy a couple blank "Q:" and "A:" paragraphs and paste them over and over and over again.

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