[bksvol-discuss] Re: Automatic Stripper problem

I've been moving the page number to the top of the page on pages with
chapter headings.  I think that will protect my chapter headings, but I
haven't checked yet to verify that.
Tracy

At 08:12 AM 8/26/04 -0500, you wrote:
>My guess is that is part of the issue. Many of the books I scan/plan to scan
>have page numbers at the top of the page except on pages where a new chapter
>begins, in that case the page numbers are located at the bottom of the page.
>So my guess is since the word Chapter is found first and on several pages
>that the program thinks it is a heading and therefore throws it out the
>window.
>I'm sure if the program bookshare is using was written by them to add code
>to skip the word chapter as a heading, but if not then I'd seriously
>recommend finding a new program that does what we want, not what we don't.
>
>Jake
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Kyrath. (AKA Rob)" <kyrath@xxxxxxx>
>To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Thursday, August 26, 2004 7:48 AM
>Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Automatic Stripper problem
>
>
>> Given the aggressive nature of the stripper, what I now intend to do is
>put
>> in the actual page number 2 lines above the chapter heading, assuming that
>> page numbers are on top.  In theory, this should prevent the stripper from
>> getting her greedy little hands on the chapter headings.  *grin*
>> However, I wonder how the stripper treats headings in books that have page
>> numbers at the bottom of the page?
>> -- Rob
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Jake" <jabrown@xxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Wednesday, August 25, 2004 11:02 PM
>> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Automatic Stripper problem
>>
>>
>> > Yes, I recently discovered that the auto stripper pretty much destroyed
>my
>> > first accepted submission.
>> > I understand the reason for getting rid of the headers, but when it gets
>> rid
>> > of critical information like Chapter zzz or something, sometimes it is
>> hard
>> > to realize that  you are in fact in a new chapter (I have also noticed
>> this
>> > with books I've downloaded).
>> >
>> > While going back and fixing the messed up titles would be a long and
>> > tiresome, not to mention cumbersome process, I believe that we need to
>get
>> > this problem resolved so that all new submissions are of a better
>quality.
>> >
>> > So, would it be a good idea for me to strip the headers in books before
>I
>> > submit them now?
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> > Jake Brownell
>> > ----- Original Message ----- 
>> > From: <socly@xxxxxxxxx>
>> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > Sent: Wednesday, August 25, 2004 9:23 PM
>> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Automatic Stripper problem
>> >
>> >
>> > > I, too, strip my headers before submitting or uploading -- but what
>you
>> > say about the chapter headings worries me. Is this a new problem? I've
>> been
>> > putting the
>> > > page number on the first line, then skipping a couple of lines before
>> the
>> > Chapter heading, be it Chapter and a number or an actual title.  I hope
>> they
>> > haven't been
>> > > stripped.  And everyone wants page numbers (if you can't read the book
>> at
>> > one sitting, even when you're reading to children, how do you know where
>> you
>> > left off?
>> > > Of what if they want you to go back to a particular page?  I do hope
>> what
>> > you found, Dilsia, was an aberration. Maybe Jesse can clear it up for us
>> > (and publish
>> > > another list of books being worked on or awaiting approval.)
>> > >
>> > > Cindy
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > ----- Original Message -----
>> > > From: Pam Quinn <quinns@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > > Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 21:11:49 -0500
>> > > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> > > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Automatic Stripper problem
>> > >
>> > > > I agree. I manually strip my own headers now before submitting, and
>> > > > even if everybody didn't do this, I'd rather see the headers left in
>> > > > than to lose information that the automatic stripper takes out. They
>> > > > just don't work the way that they should. Oh boy; here we go,
>talking
>> > > > about strippers again.
>> > > >
>> > > > Pam
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > > > On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 19:55:51 -0400, you wrote:
>> > > >
>> > > > >Hi List:
>> > > > >
>> > > > >One of my books was accepted today. I downloaded the book to find
>out
>> > if the chapter headings were stripped. I had skipped a couple of blank
>> lines
>> > before
>> > > each chapter number. Sure enough, all chapter headings are gone as
>well
>> as
>> > other important headings. Apparently the trick of skipping a couple
>lines
>> > before each
>> > > chapter heading is not working any more, if it ever did. Does the
>> > automatic stripper always have to be applied? Personally I always strip
>> > headers of books that I
>> > > submit or validate. Another book that I validated all the numbers were
>> > stripped. The page numbers are important for this particular book
>because
>> > it's a choose
>> > > your own adventure which tells you to turn to certain pages at
>different
>> > points in the story. I find it very annoying that even the chapter
>> headings
>> > are stripped. I can
>> > > understand the titles being stripped.  In my humble opinion, I rather
>> have
>> > the page numbers be left in. It gives me an idea how far I am into the
>> book.
>> > But at least
>> > > the chapter heading
>> > > >  s should
>> > > > >definitely be preserved. Any suggestions on how to preserve the
>> chapter
>> > headings?
>> > > > >
>> > > > >*****
>> > > > >Grace
>> > > > >
>> > > > >MSN: gcpires@xxxxxxxxxxx
>> > > >
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