But Cindy, if that is the case in this book, shouldn't there just be wider spaces between words instead of the myriad hyphenated words that are present. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Grandma Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Monday, October 15, 2007 7:25 PM Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Justified re flush left formatting
I was waiting to see if anyone answered Jill before I wrote, and you did, Jim. I'll just add that someone posted some time ago that they preferred flush left margins to justified format (the perfect square), which most print books are, for the very reason that Jill pointed out. Apparently it makes reading, whether in Braille or Daisy or both I don't remember, more annoying. Since that was posted, I've been reformatting every book I validate so the margins are flush left. Even then, depending on how long some words are would come at the end of the line, there are some longer spaces between words, but nothing like when the format is justified. It does look lovely, but if you can't see it, it doesn't matter. OT: One of my many jobs in my life was as a proofreader. One thing we couldn't allow was having identical words or phrases be at the end of two consecutive lines. Apparently it's confusing to the eye, when the format is justified, which it usually is in magazines, too, and the eye tends to skip to the wrong next line. Cindy --- jnuttallphd@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:Hi Jill: Bill Clinton's book Giving used the type of text font where they make the page be square. This is done by adding spaces between words. This is the way the book was published. This can be fixed by simply highlighting all text and doing a left justification for the text. If you are not able to do that, I can do it for you. Other books submitted look like to book being scanned. Others have not reported any problems. As I say if you want help reformating the "Giving" just let me know. Jim Nuttall ----- Original Message ---- From: Jill O'Connell <jillocon@xxxxxxxxxx> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Monday, October 15, 2007 12:40:48 PM Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Submitted: The Healing Energy Experiments I am using this reply to tell you of a problem I am having while validating Giving... The words in the book are all separated by wide spaces and there are a lot of hyphenated words. Can you tell me what method you used to scan this book; do you know whether your other scans look like this as well? I don't want to reject this book if I can avoid it but probably need Bookshare staff to take a look at it.----- Original Message ----- From: jnuttallphd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxTo: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2007 1:05 PM Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Submitted: The Healing Energy Experiments Submitted for Validation: The Healing Energy Experiments by Gary Schwartz (2007) (Headers removed, blank pages identified and numbered, carefully spell checked so no spell check required) Summary: Over the past three decades, an impressive body of scientific evidence has emerged that points to consciousness and its capacity to mediate healing. Are energy fields real? And if so, can they be used for healing and health? Yes, according to Schwartz, a professor at the University of Arizona. He tells marvelous stories of such healings and uses experiments to confirm that the human body is a bundle of energy that can be healed by another such bundle of energy. Through experiments with EEGs and EKGs, Schwartz says, he and others have found that our bodies are masses of biochemical energy, that such energy connects us to plants and other animals, that this energy can be harnessed for healing and that some people are in touch with their energy and use it to heal others. Jim Nuttall--Michigan No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG. Version: 7.5.488 / Virus Database: 269.14.8/1064 - Release Date: 10/11/2007 3:09 PM____________________________________________________________________________________Fussy? Opinionated? Impossible to please? Perfect. Join Yahoo!'s user panel and lay it on us. http://surveylink.yahoo.com/gmrs/yahoo_panel_invite.asp?a=7To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxxput 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.-- No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG.Version: 7.5.488 / Virus Database: 269.14.11/1071 - Release Date: 10/15/2007 6:48 AM
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