[bksvol-discuss] Re: Two ^p's?

Good. Glad you asked, because that's why put in asterisks when the book has a 
double space before a section or between paragraphs, so the spaces won't be 
taken out and readers will know that there is a change.
Cindy

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--- On Tue, 9/22/09, Christina <greensleeves1@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Christina <greensleeves1@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Two ^p's?
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 7:29 AM
> I'm cleaning up my own scans.  I
> know the Bookshare tool will remove extra 
> lines but I wanted to do it myself.
> Thanks.
> Christina
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 1:57 AM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Two ^p's?
> 
> 
> Mayrie's right. Usually in print books the only indication
> of a new 
> paragraph is that it is indented. However, sometimes there
> are line spaces, 
> as Mayrie said, between section, or, as in one of the books
> I'm proofing, 
> occasional paragraphs which change the topic more from what
> precedes it
> 
> 
> 
> For bookshare when there is a space  between sections
> or paragraphs we put 
> an asterisk or two (or 3, depending what you want) as an
> indication.
> 
> Are you scanning or proofing what someone else has scanned?
> Sometimes I've 
> proofed files that seem to have a space between 
> paragraph and I have to go 
> to the print book and see if that's just the scan and the
> space should not 
> be there.
> HTH
> 
> Cindy
> 
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> 
> books-being-scanned list available at sites below
> 
> 
> 
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> 
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> https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Books+Being+Scanned+List
> 
> 
> --- On Mon, 9/21/09, Mayrie ReNae <mayrierenae@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> 
> > From: Mayrie ReNae <mayrierenae@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Two ^p's?
> > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Date: Monday, September 21, 2009, 3:01 PM
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Hi Christina,
> >
> >     It is not necessary
> > to have two paragraph
> > markers in a row.  You are right that two in a
> row
> > creats a blank line
> > between lines of text.
> >
> >     Not all books use a
> > blank line between
> > paragraphs.  In fact, I think that most
> > don't.  Generally, I think
> > that a blank line between blocks of text is reserved
> for
> > scene changes denoted
> > by white space, or between the running header and the
> text
> > on the page, or the
> > chapter heading and the text on the page.
> >
> >
> > To answer your question directly,
> > no, we do not need to have
> > blank lines between paragraphs in scans for
> > bookshare.
> >
> > Perhaps Judy and Valerie, and Cindy
> > can comment on what they
> > see in books and on their screens when proofreading
> scanned
> > books regarding
> > paragraph marks if it is different from my
> > experience.  They deal with
> > printed text every day in its book format so would
> know
> > best what they
> > encounter.
> >
> >     I can tell you
> > that scans done with Open
> > Book are more likely, in my experience, to have blank
> > lines, or two paragraph
> > marks between paragraphs than any other scanning and
> OCR
> > software whose scans
> > I've proofread.
> >
> > Mayrie
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > From:
> > bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf
> > Of
> > Christina
> > Sent: Monday, September 21, 2009 1:26 PM
> > To:
> > bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Two
> > ^p's?
> >
> >
> >
> > Hi, guys.
> > I'm confused about
> > something.
> > In Word, is there a need
> > for two ^p's I.E.
> > paragraph markers in a row?  I know they're in
> the
> > print copies but do we
> > need them in our scans/proofread copies?
> > When there are two in a
> > row, it just looks like a
> > blank line to me.
> > So, my question is, how
> > are two different from
> > one?
> > Thanks.
> > Christina
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
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