[bksvol-discuss] Re: Rich Text Format

  • From: "Pratik Patel" <pratikp1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2004 02:11:57 -0400

Jackie,

It might quack and waddle like a duck, but if it's born to another mother it
doesn't become a king.

Pratik



Pratik Patel
Managing Director
CUNYAssistive Technology Services
The City University of New York
     ppatel@xxxxxx
 
-----Original Message-----
From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jackie M.
Sent: Tuesday, July 06, 2004 2:07 AM
To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Rich Text Format

I saved my edited book in Word, .rtf, but for some reason it would not
upload to bookshare: the message said it was not rich text format.  Quacks
like a duck, waddles like a duck, is called a duck ... I don't know why .rtf
wouldn't upload.

- Jackie McCraw

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Vic Llanes" <v.llanes@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, July 05, 2004 2:43 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Rich Text Format


> 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
> Kurzweil.
> ----- 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
> >WordPad.
> >
> >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
> >Vic
> >----- 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
> it
> > >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
> it
> > >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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