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Tech Tip: Finding and removing page breaks in 4D Write Pro document
PRODUCT: 4D | VERSION: 17 R | PLATFORM: Mac & Win
Published On: November 7, 2019
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4D Write Pro offers a feature to insert page breaks programatically using WP INSERT BREAK but lacks the alternative for removing page breaks. Here is a utility method that will find the range position of the break and replace them with a new line instead.

// Method: removeAllPageBreaks
// Description:
// Parses through Write Pro area and removes all page breaks
//
// Parameters
// $1 - Write Pro area
// ----------------------------------------------------

C_OBJECT($1)
C_OBJECT($range_o;$range2_o;$select_o;$pos_o;$pos2_o)
C_LONGINT($i)
C_TEXT($char_t)

$range_o:=WP Text range($1;wk start text;wk end text)

For ($i;$range_o.start;$range_o.end)
   $select_o:=WP Text range($1;$i;$i+1)
   $char_t:=WP Get text($select_o)
  
   // Get range of next char
   $range2_o:=WP Text range($1;$i+1;$i+2)
  
   // If char is new line or page break
   If ($char_t="")
      $pos_o:=WP Get position($select_o)
      $pos2_o:=WP Get position($range2_o)
  
      // If next char is on next page, save page break pos and replace with new line
      If ($pos_o.page#$pos2_o.page)
         WP SET TEXT($select_o;"\n";wk replace)
      End if
   End if
  
   // If char is \r, save page break pos and replace with new line
   If ($char_t="\r")
      WP SET TEXT($select_o;"\n";wk replace)
   End if
  
End for