[bksvol-discuss] Re: another formatting question

Hi, 

Again in the case we are talking about I did have MJ check a number of pages
just because the layout was so odd. The run ons and the dashes were in the
print copy. 


Katie Hill 
Miracles happen not in opposition to Nature, but in opposition to

what we know of Nature.

-St. Augustine


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[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Pratik patel
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I've seen some very strange things done by a few of the OCR programs if
scanner brightness isn't set correctly.

Pratik



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[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Cindy
Sent: Saturday, June 03, 2006 6:29 PM
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Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: another formatting question

Spread out, yes, but so closely bunched together?
That's poor publishing (at one point inmy life I was a
proofreader, smile). Who is the publisher?

Cindy

--- Katie Star <kaitlyn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> HI Cindy and all:)
> 
> Maybe the wild island was fully justified before it
> went to print. That
> could have caused words to be spread out and bunched
> together on some lines.
> 
> 
> 
> Katie Hill 
> Miracles happen not in opposition to Nature, but in
> opposition to
> 
> what we know of Nature.
> 
> -St. Augustine
> 
> Saturday June 3 9:20 am
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Lisa Belville
> Sent: Saturday, June 03, 2006 2:47 AM
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: another formatting
> question
> 
> Hi, Cindy.
> 
> I read my books with speech, and I have never
> noticed any difference 
> depending on how lines are justified.  However, the
> gaps between words might
> 
> be a pain for Braille users, so maybe left
> justifying is the way to go.
> 
> The reason the fully justified lines have large
> spaces between words is 
> because the word processor is trying to line both
> the right and left margins
> 
> up perfectly straight, and so it moves words around
> to make this happen.  I 
> can remember seeing what this looks like when I read
> print and it could look
> 
> kind of funky.  <smiles>
> 
> Lisa
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, June 03, 2006 2:42 AM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] another formatting
> question
> 
> 
> > I'm asking this belatedly, having been validating
> > books for several years (I've forgotten how many,
> and
> > my profile doesn't say when I started), but as I
> > looked at a line in the file i'm validating now---
> >
> > In some book files the alignment of the text is
> > justified, and in others it's flush left. I
> usually
> > leave it as it is, and when I submit a book I make
> it
> > flush left. Looking at the justified lines, I
> realized
> > suddenly that there are sometimes large spaces
> between
> > words--this never happens when the text is flush
> left.
> > Does it make a  difference to you braille and
> audio
> > readers? Would flush left be better? I don't
> remember
> > that the instructions ever said.
> >
> > Cindy
> >
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