[bksvol-discuss] Re: Checking in a book was Re: Tabs question

  • From: Nadia Cioffi <cioffi.nadia@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2011 14:02:52 -0400

all right thanks again

On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 1:25 PM, Melissa Smith <mdsmith25@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Nadia,
> Go to Bookshare.org, sign in and Then click on volunteer home. Once you are
> there, click on the link that says my checked out books. On this page, you
> will find the title of your book, then there are links like check in,
> release, reject, and possibly renew. Click on the link that says check in.
> You will then have a page where you can upload the book. You will need to
> click on the browse button, which will bring up a dialog and you navigate
> through it to find the file that you have been editing. Press enter on that
> file, and then tab to and activate the upload button. This may take a little
> while, depending on how large the book is. After that you will go through a
> couple of pages asking for information about the book, such as title,
> author, publisher and copyright information, synopsis and category
> information. This should already have been filled in by the submitter, but
> it is a good idea to double check it. Once you gone through these steps, a
> page should come up telling you that you're boo is awaiting approval, or
> something like that.
>
> Melissa Smith
> On 7/1/2011 11:31 AM, Nadia Cioffi wrote:
>
>> Dear Mayrie and Sue,
>> You seem to be two of most active people on this list and very
>> detailed. I thank you for that<smile>. Maybe you could help me it's
>> first time proof reading a book and how would upload the edited copy?
>> Also, is just me or does the OCR programs put and in caps a lot. My
>> crammer check is going a lot which does not seem right for book, do
>> you think it's a mix or OCR mistakes? I'm not sure because I don't
>> have copy in front of me is what you normally do or do just fix it so
>> it sounds right. Thanks again to ALL our volunteers. One requested, if
>> your using gmail, can u set a different color and size. Also it would
>> be great if you did large in black, I can't really read bright things.
>> I've been having to copy everything to word to change font size and
>> color. Thank you if your willing to do this, if not I understand.
>> Thanks again,
>> Nadia
>>
>> On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 9:54 AM, Mayrie ReNae<mayrierenae@xxxxxxxxx>
>>  wrote:
>>
>>> HI Sue,
>>>
>>> You could place your cursor on the first tab or white space that you'd
>>> like to remove, press shift plus right arrow to highlight it, open the find
>>> and replace dialogue by pressing control plus h and that highlighted tab
>>> will appear in the find box.  In the replace box, type a space.  Then hit
>>> enter on "replace all".  If that doesn't work, you could try this.
>>>
>>> I think the thing to type into the find box to get rid of tabs and
>>> replace them with spaces is ^t, that's caret followed immediately by the
>>> letter t.  In the replace box type a space.  Then hit enter on replace all.
>>>  I'm not sure I have remembered the write notation for a tab though.  I
>>> should know this! I checked, that's the write character string to type in.
>>>  My memory isn't slipping as badly as I thought it was, whew!
>>>
>>> Maybe one of those things will work.  I hope so!  Extra spaces do make
>>> proofreading a little frustrating, don't they?
>>>
>>> Good luck!  Let us know what happens.
>>>
>>> Mayrie
>>>
>>>
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>>> On Behalf Of Sue Stevens
>>> Sent: Thursday, June 30, 2011 7:52 PM
>>> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Tabs question
>>>
>>> Hi Valerie,
>>>
>>> I’m not scanning, I am proofing.  (smile) I don’t know how to replace
>>> tabs. I know replacing line breaks is a lot of trouble with a lot of steps.
>>>
>>> I don’t know how to send you a page.  (smile)
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Sue S.
>>>
>>>
>>> From: Valerie Maples
>>> Sent: Thursday, June 30, 2011 9:47 PM
>>> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Tabs question
>>>
>>> Hi, Sue!
>>>
>>> It sounds possible that someone or something substituted a line break
>>> with a tab.  I would be glad to look at a page and test for you to see if
>>> you can then do a global replace of tabs with spaces.  Or you could try that
>>> and revert if it does not work.
>>>
>>> Which scan engine are you using?
>>>
>>> Good luck!
>>>
>>> Valerie
>>>
>>>
>>> On Jun 30, 2011, at 8:58 PM, Sue Stevens wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi All,
>>>
>>> In the book I have started proofing there is a problem with tabs on some
>>> lines, not on all lines.  There will be a portion of text, then a big space,
>>> then the rest of the line.  If I backspace between the first and second
>>> parts of a line, the last word of the first portion is up against the first
>>> word of the second portion.  Then if I space just one, it goes back the way
>>> it was.  As I understand it, the tool takes out these spaces, but I would
>>> feel a lot better if I knew a way to remove them.  They are not tables.  It
>>> is a novel, and they just continue the story.  Is there a way to correct
>>> this problem?  Oh, and I have Word 2010.  (smile)
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Sue S.
>>>
>>>
>>>
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