[bksvol-discuss] Re: Rich Text Format

  • From: "Vic Llanes" <v.llanes@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 5 Jul 2004 17:43:57 -0400

Ya, it works like a charm. What happens is MSWord only saves the very native
RTF and discards what ever remaining Kurzweil feature left in the file. If
you do this, you don't have to go through removing layout information in
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "bud schwab" <budschwab@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, July 05, 2004 5:37 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Rich Text Format

thanks Vic,
That's an interesting concept.  I'll try that even if I don't fully
understand it.

BudAt 02:30 PM 7/5/2004, you wrote:
>You can continue to send RTF files saved from within Kurzweil but just to
>play safe here is my suggestion.
>After doing a save as RTF in Kurzweil, open the file with either MS-word or
>With the file now open, Hit space then backspace. That is done just to let
>MsWord or WordPad know that there was something modified in the document
>cause if there was nothing changed, MsWord does not bother saving the
>document even if you press control-s.
>Now save the file and you can safely upload.
>There is a bug somewhere but I don't know whether it is with Kurzweil or
>with the bookshare program etcetera...
>But if it is with Kurzweil, how come RTF files from Kurzweil can be openned
>with any wordprocessor? I don't know
>hope this helps
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "bud schwab" <budschwab@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Monday, July 05, 2004 4:45 PM
>Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Rich Text Format
>I have been sending my books in rtf lately converted from kes.  I hope this
>is ok since that's what I thought I read that was more desirable.  Now I'm
>confused, I didn't know there was a problem.  Please advise.
>Bud schwab
>At 12:05 PM 7/5/2004, you wrote:
> >Hi, Folks,
> >
> >I finished checking "Remember When" by Nora Roberts.  But when I went to
> >upload it, it said that I was not submitting rich text format.  I saved
> >in Word as .rtf, so why isn't it rich text format?
> >
> >I sent a message to Jesse, who asked me if the book had been originally a
> >Kurzweil book converted to .rtf.  I don't know, and can't remember the
> >name of the person who submitted it.  Apparently, they have had some
> >problems with Kurzweil-converted books in the past.  I forwarded the .rtf
> >version to Jesse, so hopefully he can resolve it.  I suggested changing
> >to a .txt file, then submitting it.  No response about that yet.  I think
> >they prefer .rtf.  Anybody else have two cents worth on this one?
> >
> >- Jackie McCraw
> >Seattle, WA
> >
>Bud Schwab
>W 6 Z Y P
>Malibu, California

Bud Schwab
W 6 Z Y P
Malibu, California

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