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Is there a way to force a pagebreak after every sentence or paragraph? This may seem like an odd thing to do, but for catching typos and just general editing I find it much easier to look at a sentence or paragraph in isolation so that I am not tempted to skip ahead. Currently, I just zoom in so I can only see a few word at a time, but this is not a perfect solution.

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Welcome to TeX.SX! You can have a look at our starter guide to familiarize yourself further with our format. You will have better luck hooking onto \par rather than inter-sentence spacing. –  Sean Allred Oct 23 '13 at 23:34
    
\def\par{\newpage} does not work here. –  Sigur Oct 23 '13 at 23:35
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@Sigur \newpage wants to execute \par; do you understand now why your attempt fails? –  egreg Oct 23 '13 at 23:38
    
@egreg, I could imagine when I read the error TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000] –  Sigur Oct 23 '13 at 23:40
    
I don't think this is a good idea, but you may want to try \def\par{\endgraf\penalty-10000 } –  egreg Oct 23 '13 at 23:40

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\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{lipsum}
\parskip = 50cm 
\begin{document}
\lipsum[1-30]
\end{document}

I will include this in my new killtrees package :)

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Nice! I would improve using \parskip = \textheight. –  Sigur Oct 23 '13 at 23:41
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@Sigur, As far I can see, any measure enough big is equally perfect if less that 29.5\textheight (a skip too big even for a frog). –  Fran Oct 23 '13 at 23:54
    
Did you try those values to discover that? –  Sigur Oct 23 '13 at 23:55
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@Sigur, five minutes ago (just curiosity) :) –  Fran Oct 23 '13 at 23:58
    
@Fran thanks for the elegant solution. I would definitely not print the document in this form :) Just use it for editing. –  Barney Hartman-Glaser Oct 24 '13 at 16:58

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