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Michael Lewis

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Converting MS Word into 'Web Page, Filtered'
Posted: Oct 13, 2013 10:13 PM
 
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I followed directions and created a separate document and the conversion to Web Page document went fine. However, somehow ALL of my word documents on my computer have been converted to web documents and none will change back. Is there a solution?

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jm14

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Re: Converting MS Word into 'Web Page, Filtered'
Posted: Oct 14, 2013 12:34 AM   in response to: Michael Lewis in response to: Michael Lewis
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That's not what happened. Go to "View," then click "Print Layout." Things will look normal agailn

What happened was that after a filtered web page, Word's "View" remained in "Web Layout" mode, so every time you opened an old Word doc, you saw it that way.
Michael Lewis

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Re: Converting MS Word into 'Web Page, Filtered'
Posted: Oct 14, 2013 1:57 AM   in response to: jm14 in response to: jm14
 
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That did it. Thanks so much, I knew it was something simple I was missing.
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Re: Converting MS Word into 'Web Page, Filtered'
Posted: Oct 14, 2013 3:56 AM   in response to: Michael Lewis in response to: Michael Lewis
 
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Michael, what did the "web page" look like? Just the standard internet appearance, or could you see the actual html tags?

(Must have been a dismaying moment!)

I've never seen the logic of saving a Word doc as html, then uploading the html, though JT has pointed out one case where it fixes a problem (tight dialogue not being properly indented). I am skeptical that Bill Gates can do a better job of converting for a Kindle than Jeff Bezos can.

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Mike Beach

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Re: Converting MS Word into 'Web Page, Filtered'
Posted: Oct 14, 2013 4:18 AM   in response to: Notjohn in response to: Notjohn
 
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JT is quite convincing when it comes to Word.doc to HTML.

FWIW, during my recent testing comparing the downloadable previewer vs the online one, I observed that para spacing was absent on the downloadable previewer in paperwhite emulation. The online previewer was OK.

Saving Word.doc to HTML prior to upload appeared to resolve this. I have no idea why, but the results were clear.
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Re: Converting MS Word into 'Web Page, Filtered'
Posted: Oct 14, 2013 11:19 AM   in response to: Notjohn in response to: Notjohn
 
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Has solved some rogue and confounding conversion problems for me, though I can't tell you why. That's on short works. Am using a talented interior designer and formatter for the books now.
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