Asterisks should be used to show a break in the text. In the original text, this break may be indicated by a design element, a small graphic, bullet point, or a large blank space. These elements are ignored by the converter, so they need to be replaced with an asterisk.

 

Unproofed Example:

Maryam was curled up on her sofa by nine.

[blank line]

"I want a double shot espresso," Rashid told the clerk.

 

Proofed Example:

Maryam was curled up on her sofa by nine.

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"I want a double shot espresso," Rashid told the clerk.

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