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Word (Windows): Format problems with text

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I am not sure why my resume was formatted to have such crazy sections containing parts of the text.

I just want it to be one large text field...

broken up text
Is there an easy way to fix this?
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Business Consultant (Owner)
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It appears you copied text in as a graphic (Insert function).  That seems to be what you have.

Delete this stuff, copy the text and then use Paste as Text.   That should work fine.
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Since this service created your resume, they probably have some tool to do this to prevent you from doing what you are doing. In this case it would be easier to have the resume scanned to a searchable PDF and then convert it from PDF to a Word document. You will maintain most of the formatting but it will still come out a little like this. Who knows, the DOC file you have might have been a PDF extract because it will do a very similar thing.
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Open the DOC file and go to the View menu and choose Draft mode and see if that does not allow you to at least copy the text only as a contiguous block without all the other craziness.
curiouswebsterSoftware Engineer

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The Draft copy's a disaster. I even exported to PDF and found that version had broken words...

Is my only choice to retype it?
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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If that is the case then, yes, probably faster to retype than to try to repair it
curiouswebsterSoftware Engineer

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thanks

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Without the ability to view the original file, it is hard to make solid suggestions.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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You are very welcome and I am always happy to help you.

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