I couldn't say it better myself. I'm glad I read further in my mail before answering you, Lora. G.Cindy --- Mayrie ReNae <mrenae@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Hi Lora, > > It is just my opinion, but I think that any > book that will > be handled by a person willing to read it through is > well worth > waiting for. We will all benefit from your reading > it through, and > as you can renew the book as many times as you need > to do that, time > is really of no importance. So, enjoy the book, in > my opinion, take > your time, and be proud of the beautifully edited > book that we all > using the Bookshare collection will thank you for. > A careful > validator is worth several lazy ones, in my opinion, > and to be > terribly cliche, "haste makes waste." So, take your > time, and I, at > least, thank you for your work. > > Peace, > Mayrie > > At 04:09 PM 3/16/2008, you wrote: > >I'm validating a book that has numerous words > broken up by soft > >hyphens. I'd like to fix these, especially because > they're not > >words at the end of lines or pages, just random > words in the middle > >of various lines. I tried selecting the soft > hyphen, and copying it > >into the Find box so I could locate other > occurrences, but it won't > >copy and paste. Is there an easy way to find this > soft hyphen? > > > >This book poses another problem. There are lots of > the common > >scanos in it. For instance, 1 for I, rime for > time, etc. I've > >fixed the ones I found as I skimmed the book, but > many of these > >won't register in the spell checker. I suppose it > means I should > >read them through. The real tricky one is "me" for > "the." I > >suspect, if the OCR did that, it did some other > funky stuff for the > >letters th. This is a long book. It's Buddhism in > Action. Knowing > >I can be a slow validator, should I return it, or > take the time to > >read through it. I'm interested in the book, and > will gladly read > >it cover to cover, but at over 400 pages, this > could take me a > >while. The scan is generally excellent, but there > are lots of these > >little OCR quirks. > > > >Advice is welcome. > > > >Thanks, > > > >Lora > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject > line. To get a list of available commands, put the > word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > ***WISH LIST (CALLED REQUESTED ADDITIONS TO THE BOOKSHARE COLLECTION)IS AVAILABLE AT http://people.delphiforums.com/jamiecalton/Book_Requests.htm http://www.friendsofbookshare.org/ http://studentpages.alma.edu/~07jmyate/book_requests.htm A LIST OF BOOKS CURRENTLY BEING SCANNED IS AVAILABLE AT http://people.delphiforums.com/jamiecalton/scanning.html Jake's site for useful links: http://www.jbrownell.com/bkslinks.html ____________________________________________________________________________________ Be a better friend, newshound, and know-it-all with Yahoo! Mobile. Try it now. http://mobile.yahoo.com/;_ylt=Ahu06i62sR8HDtDypao8Wcj9tAcJ To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.