[bksvol-discuss] Re: So what did we decide?

I was talking about submiting not uploading after validation, so that
wouldn't be a problem for bookshare.
Sorry about the confusion.  I wish there was a solution for all the
frustration, but it seems no one knows of a program that works for text
files and isn't specialized and expensive.

Sarah Van Oosterwijck
http://home.earthlink.net/~netentity
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, November 14, 2004 6:14 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: So what did we decide?


> Sarah, as of now, bookshare won't accept a bookthat
> was downloaded as txt in any other format.. That's
> what happened to me the first time I did a txt file. I
> validated in Word, converted to rtf, tried to upload
> in rtf and then found out it had to be txt.. When I
> converted to txt, all formatting changes I'd made,
> include hard page breaks, disappeared.
>
> Cindy
>
> -- Sarah Van Oosterwijck <curiousentity@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>
> > Wouldn't it still be possible to return the book to
> > RTF as the last step
> > before upload?  I understand the problem of the
> > overly formatted file, but
> > going to text and back to RTF would solve that and
> > yet retain the page
> > breaks.
> >
> > Sarah Van Oosterwijck
> > http://home.earthlink.net/~netentity
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Shelley L. Rhodes" <juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Sunday, November 14, 2004 1:40 PM
> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: So what did we decide?
> >
> >
> > > I will submit a text file, if the Braillenote has
> > decided I screwed with
> > too
> > > many of the .rtf markers to allow my edited book
> > to be exported as a .rtf
> > > file.  That is usually the only time I do, or
> > books that I have had
> > forever,
> > > and have not submitted which I have several I am
> > slowly working through.
> > >
> > > I try to submit in .rtf but when I have no choice,
> > and it is either submit
> > > in txt, or or not at all, I do the .txt route.
> > And yep been talking to
> > the
> > > tech guys at Pulsedata about it, their solution,
> > save as text before
> > working
> > > on it on the BN, not happening.  Another solution
> > is to make multiple back
> > > up copies of a file, while editing, not happening
> > either.
> > >
> > > On the bright side, files that are .txt files on
> > the Braillenote do
> > maintain
> > > page breaks, and some formatting.
> > >
> > > So... smile.
> > >
> > > That is why I do it.
> > >
> > > Shelley L. Rhodes and Judson, guiding golden
> > > juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Guide Dogs For the Blind Inc.
> > > Graduate Advisory Council
> > > www.guidedogs.com
> > >
> > > The vision must be followed by the venture. It is
> > not enough to
> > > stare up the steps - we must step up the stairs.
> > >
> > >       -- Vance Havner
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> >
>
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