This comes in really handy when importing PDF documents and you want to be able to edit the text later...you can combine separate text strings into a single string of text, but be sure to use the pick tool to select them in the sequence that you want them to be combined in..convert to paragraph text first....then add the paragraph spacing back in .....don't use marquee select or stuff will go haywire...
Alternative way by using Krasbit Layouter merge text objects macro:
You can learn more about this macro here (macro: Layouter.mergeText). This macro is available for free. Enjoy!