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Old 04-02-2019, 09:46 AM   #3
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Default Re: Parentheticals

Another value of a parenthetical is to avoid those ugly (CONT'D)s:

Quote:
BOB
Let me tell you something

He slams the door shut.

BOB (CONT'D)
This is your last night on Planet Earth.
Aside from the CONT'D thing, a one-line parenthetical of (slams door) will eliminate two entire lines with their associated spacing, saving probably a half-inch of page length.
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