[bksvol-discuss] Re: taking out headers which repeat

Actually Bookshare accepts "fair" rating, but a lot of the validators on 
this list won't accept fair ratings.

Smile.

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "George Marshall" <geom4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2007 11:29 AM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: taking out headers which repeat


Gerald:
I noticed one of the books added yesterday had a rating of "fair", I thought
Bookshare wasn't accepting ratings below good.

George R. Marshall
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gerald Hovas" <GeraldHovas@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2007 9:17 AM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: taking out headers which repeat


> Jim,
>
> Bookshare prefers that you don't work in TXT because of the loss of text
> attributes and the possibility of stripping page breaks.  They even
> removed
> TXT from the list for file formats that they would accept back in
> September
> to prevent people from submitting in TXT and to discourage people from
> working in TXT.
>
> You mentioned that a book you were working on didn't have any page breaks.
> That's probably because Word can strip page breaks when converting to TXT.
>
> BTW, Word's capable of doing the things you mentioned below.
>
> HTH
>
> Gerald
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> james.homme@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2007 8:00 AM
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: taking out headers which repeat
>
> Hi,
> I am having some success using a program called NoteTab. The free version
> will work for these purposes. Here is how I do things. It worked on my
> first book and I am using it on the Python one.
>
> After downloading an RTF or Doc file, I use Word to save it as a text
> file.
> Next I bring it into Notetab.
> I defined the page break character to a JAWS dictionary entry so that it
> speaks when I land on it.
> Next, I select the whole document with Control+A.
> After that, I go to the Modify menu and select trim blanks. This gets rid
> of trailing spaces.
> To find page breaks, I use Control+F and type ^b, then Enter. The default
> is to search down toward the bottom of the document.
> F3 searches in the same direction. Shift+F3 reverses the direction of the
> search.
> I make sure that section headers are directly to the right of lines that
> contain page breaks.
> The first time I find a section header, I copy it to the clipboard and
> make
> sure I include the page break character.
> I then move the cursor below the first occurrence of a section header and
> use Control+R for the search and replace dialog.
> I paste into the Find What field.
> Then I tab to the Replace With field and paste again.
> Then, I delete everything but the page break character from the Replace
> With field.
> Then I press Alt+A for Replace all.
>
> I also get rid of occurrences of more than two line breaks and multiple
> spaces.
>
> Notetab is at http://www.notetab.com.
>
> After I have gone through the file, I bring the text version back into
> Word
> and save it as an RTF.
>
> Thanks.
>
> Jim
> James D Homme,
> Usability Engineering
> Highmark Inc.
> james.homme@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> 412-544-8177
>
> "If you think you can, or if you think you can't, you are right."
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