Dear Bob, Thank you for sharing your discovery about section breaks. I rejected a book last week because page numbers were randomly interspersed throughout the text and there were twice as many page numbers as pages in the file. Now I know to look for section breaks. I have learned so much from being on this list. Unfortunately, I don't read every message, but I try to read all that concern topics related to volunteering--especially since I am still somewhat new. Chanelle On 5/27/09, Bob <rwiley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Hello gang. > I just finished proofreading a book. When I got the book, the number of > pages that Kurzweil said it had did not match at all with what the book > thought it had. It wasn't even close, and I knew that the bookshare staff > wouldn't accept a book in that much disarray. So, grumbling horrendously I > started putting in page breaks where there were page numbers, and taking out > page breaks that Kurzweil had kindly inserted at random. Those who have > changed a book in this manner will testify to the fact that it is a long an > arduous task. > > Then up popped a topic on this list about page breaks, line breaks and line > feeds. And I thought to myself--I live alone so I might have even thought > out loud--"I wonder if this book might have section breaks where page breaks > should be. So I brought the book up in word and discovered that indeed there > was a section break where I wanted a page break. Those of you who have been > on this list for any length of time know that we've had numerous discussions > about this very topic. In fact, I used to automatically check for section > breaks as a matter of form, but, I got so many "section break not found"s > that I quit doing it. > > Anyway, I changed all the section breaks to page breaks, brought the book up > in Kurzweil and, ahhaa! it worked. > > So, thanks to the list, I don't have to grow old with this book still in my > proofreading cue. It's sent off for staff to check out. > > Although this is a good advertisement for scannors and proofers to read this > list, the folks who need the testimonial won't read it. Therefore, let me > just say thanks to a supportive group like this one. > > Bob > "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, > committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is > the only thing that ever has."--Margaret Mead > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.