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I would like to use a WYSIWYG word processor, like Word, Google Docs, Pages or LibreOffice Writer, with this feature: infinite page size.

By that I mean that the document is not divided into pages, intended for print. Instead, the page just continues forever, the way a web page does.

I frequently write documents that are never intended to be printed, and I have to deal with the inconveniences of page breaks, when I do not need page breaks to be there in the first place. Anyone know of a word processor that has this? Also, which file format does it save in?

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    You've already named it: at least LibreOffice supports that mode, simply switch to "web view" from its menus :) – Izzy May 19 '16 at 10:09
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    Word too supports the webView. Also note that the Online version of word available at office.live.com/start/Word.aspx is in this mode by default. So you can try out this functionality without even installing anything. – Aswin P J May 19 '16 at 11:38
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    Almost every word processor that I know has the option to view the document this way, usually under the view menu, LibreOffice can read & save a multitude of formats and is free. – Steve Barnes May 20 '16 at 4:57
  • Useful comments that should be answers! @SteveBarnes Does Google Docs or Pages have this feature? – Flimm May 20 '16 at 8:34
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Almost all modern word processors have this as an option. For some examples:

  • In Google Docs - Select View and un-tick Page Layout
  • Word 2010 - On the View tab select Web Layout
  • LibreOffice Writer - View - Web Layout

All produce the required results - i.e. no page breaks.

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