hard return

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hard return

[′härd ri‚tərn]
(computer science)
A control code that is entered into a document by pressing the enter key.

hard return

A code inserted into text to represent the end of the line (end of paragraph) by pressing the Enter key. If the hard return does not display as a symbol on screen, it can sometimes be revealed along with other layout codes in an expanded mode. Contrast with soft return. See line break.
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Umbrella is not, be warned, altogether easy going: 400 pages of unbroken stream-of-consciousness dotted across three time frames, leaping jaggedly between four points of view, and with barely a paragraph break, let alone a chapter heading.
Also, a paragraph break should have started with "Last week Universal announced that its Dutch subsidiary, N.
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In Foxe, the paragraph break comes between "they said" and "Then with much ado," setting up for the reader the contrast, rather than consistence, between what Askew is almost made to do and what she does (1570, p.
The new book actually consists of a ninety-seven-page letter that Le writes - without a paragraph break - to Sirius, her boyfriend.
10-11): (1) combining short, choppy clauses and sentences into longer English sentences; (2) breaking up long rambling sentences into two or more shorter English sentences; (3) making explicit logical and syntactical lines that are only implicit in the original; (4) discriminating the various uses of the ubiquitous conjunction; (5) reducing the epistolary formula "and now" to a paragraph break or a new sentence; (6) discriminating the various uses of the recurrent demonstrative (e.
What I do know is that short shorts by Kawabata and Buzzati and Calvino and Jayne Anne Phillips and Beattie seem packed very tightly, each comma as edgily placed as each word, each paragraph break as momentous a move as war.
In NYM009, "Rock the Vote Website Offers Customized Election Information," moved earlier today, there is a paragraph break missing as incorrectly transmitted by PR Newswire.
NOTE: Use SHIFT + ENTER Key to create paragraph breaks on the 2016-0007-B
Self's Umbrella was described by Stothard as "both moving and draining", a reference to some 400 pages without paragraph breaks or chapter divisions.
The text is generally clear and useful, although some sections would benefit from attention to sentence structure and more paragraph breaks.
I have chosen to add paragraph breaks in places where acoustic cues from Korzybski aren't always given.