[bksvol-discuss] Re: another formatting question

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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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 
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> opposition to
> 
> what we know of Nature.
> 
> -St. Augustine
> 
> Saturday June 3 9:20 am
> 
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> [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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