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I am a volunteer at a local historical society. We are trying to put together a new journal that list all the cemeteries/graves in the center part of our county.
For days I have been trying to get the pagination to work in the document of about 150 single column pages with photos (would rather have columns - but means more section breaks). The section breaks seem unstable, the 'continue; from previous section don't hold up. It looses it mind and suddenly puts page #180 on page one. Five days of dealing with this.
I am the one in my group with the most knowledge of word (I think the area also) having scanned and formatted twenty odd journals so they were digitized replete with photos and charts).
Can you help?
Can you suggest anyone else I could contact?

Hi Janet,

If you would like to forward the file to or contact me via email we can discuss in more detail. I will try to fix it up and return (my small contribution to your effort). It is difficult to say what is causing it. Perhaps you have a corrupt or a double section break.

Thank you for the great work you are doing.

Michelle Howell, Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS) Expert Certified
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