[bksvol-discuss] Re: Maybe I'm A Moron

I can't find it in the list of items to validate.  Can you check if I
uploaded it correctly?  I never got to a thank you page, just a page has
expired notice. 


Chris Hofstader
CUNY, BSO, ATG, Odds and Ends
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[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of EVAN REESE
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Great! Your welcome.

I'm partial to Philly cheese steaks, so keep that in mind. <grin>

Evan

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From: "Chris Hofstader" <cdh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Maybe I'm A Moron


> Evan,
>
> Thank you so much!  The replacement with the paragraph breaks did the 
> trick.
> I owe you a sandwich.
>
> cdh
>
>
> Chris Hofstader
> CUNY, BSO, ATG, Odds and Ends
> email: cdh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Blog: http://www.blindconfidential.blogspot.com
> Skype: BlindChristian
> phone: 727-896-6393
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of EVAN REESE
> Sent: Friday, July 04, 2008 11:27 AM
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Maybe I'm A Moron
>
> This is not that difficult. You should have done the second suggestion
> first; that is, replaced the section break ^b with the page break ^m, or
> probably better, replaced the section break ^b with a page break 
> surrounded
> by hard returns, ^p^m^p.
>
> It's really as simple as that.
>
> Evan
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Chris Hofstader" <cdh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Friday, July 04, 2008 10:50 AM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Maybe I'm A Moron
>
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I just uploaded the book, "The Gang That Wouldn't Write Straight: Wolfe,
>> Didion, Thompson and the New Journalism Revolution."  I spell checked it
>> and
>> think I got most of the OCR errors out but some words seem to have been
>> concatenated that should be separated and a number of apostrophes are
>> followed by an "s" when they probably should not be (as in Chris's versus
>> Chris').
>>
>> A week or so ago, I got an email that says that to get rid of section
>> breaks
>> in Word, I should search for ^b and replace with an empty field.  The
>> book,
>> as I arrowed through claimed that their was a section and page break at
>> every place where the actual book had a hard page.  By removing the
>> section
>> breaks, though, Word also removed the page breaks and I ended up with an
>> approximately 335 page book becoming a 17 page book with text wrapped in
>> all
>> sorts of weird ways that made it entirely unreadable.  I then went onto
>> the
>> next suggestion, replace all ^b section breaks with ^m page breaks.  This
>> resulted in exactly the same thing.
>>
>> Jim Homme and I have been pounding our heads against the page break
>> problem
>> in the Drupal book I scanned over a month ago and now, in a far less
>> difficult book, I still cannot manage to get beyond the page break
>> problem.
>> Am I just a moron who is missing something obvious or is this whole scan
>> and
>> validate task a whole lot more complicated than I had ever guessed?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> cdh
>>
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