* On Friday 24 January 2003 10:43 am, John Culleton wrote:
> I receive many MSWord documents which I then convert to plain text or
> LaTeX etc. Typically all the characters in a paragraph are crowded
> onto one line.  This  makes editing a bore.
> I can use:
> gqap
> to change an individual paragraph to a series of lines of standard
> length. But I haven't found a global way to do it to all paragraphs.
> There is/are one or more blank lines between paragraphs.
> Is there a colon command string that will accomplish this task?

Why not just load the files in OpenOffice or StarOffice or Abiword and 
convert them to text before hand?  Or even save them from MSword in 
plain text or rtf format?

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