Word, Paragraph, and Page Glue

Tech Training Video


Program and Platform:

Microsoft Word for Windows and Mac

Featured Features:

  • Keep with Next
  • Keep Lines Together
  • Page Break Before
  • Non-Breaking Spaces
  • Hyphen Control

How-To Tech Description:

Learn how to avoid awkward page breaks between or within paragraphs. Get tips on how and when to use Keep with Next, Keep Lines Together, and Page Break Before features to control how lines and paragraphs connect. Also discover how and when to use non-breaking spaces. Understanding how to use these flexible features will help you avoid formatting nightmares.

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Interrupting a great argument or an important contractual provision with awkward line, paragraph, and page breaks can introduce confusion and dilute your message. Thoughtful, cohesive writing requires strategically keeping information together, which you can do through technology. But what’s better than strategic use of document space? Better use of words. Let WordRake jumpstart your editing process, streamline your sentences, and cut the clutter. It’s editing software for Microsoft Word and Outlook on Windows, or for Microsoft Word only on Mac. Try it free for 7 days.

For more tips on spotting and reducing extra words, read So Many Useless Words, So Little Time.

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Slide6-Mar-01-2022-12-22-09-30-AMAbout Barron K. Henley

Barron K. Henley, Esq. is one of the founding partners of Affinity Consulting Group, a legal technology consulting firm focused on automating and streamlining law firms and legal departments. He earned his B.S./B.A. (marketing and economics) and J.D. from The Ohio State University and is a member of the American, Ohio and Columbus Bar Associations, and the Worthington Estate Planning Council. He is a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a member of Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Technology and the Courts, and a member of both the ABA Law Practice Management and the Real Property Trust and Estate Law (“RPTE”) Sections. Barron heads Affinity’s document assembly/automation and software training departments. Finally, Barron teaches continuing legal education (CLE) classes throughout the U.S. and Canada covering a wide variety of topics related to law practice management, technology and ethics.


Slide5-Mar-01-2022-12-23-56-35-AMAbout Ivy B. Grey

Ivy B. Grey is the Chief Strategy & Growth Officer for WordRake. Before joining the WordRake team, she practiced bankruptcy law for ten years. During her decade of legal practice, Ivy was named a Rising Star in the New York Metro Area for five consecutive years, and her significant representations included American Airlines, Columbia House, Kodak, and Dewey & LeBoeuf.

Since joining the legal tech world, Ivy has become known for her work on technology competence, ethics, and innovation. She has a unique blend of skills and an outstanding ability to synthesize technical, business, and legal information into practical advice and actionable plans. In 2020, Ivy was recognized as an Influential Woman in Legal Tech by ILTA. She has also been recognized as a Fastcase 50 Honoree and included in the Women of Legal Tech list by the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center.