[bksvol-discuss] Re: upolading cypress point

  • From: Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 20 Aug 2006 16:10:13 -0700 (PDT)

If whatever Pratik tells ou doesn't work, I sugget
e-mailing the file to gustavo and asking him to add it
to the collection--gustavo.g@xxxxxxxxxxxx  

Cindy

--- siss52 <siss52@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 
> Pratik,
> 
> I would very much appreciate some exact step by step
> instructions because I 
> am still unsuccessful at uploading Cypress Point.  I
> see two possibiilities 
> for you to get them to me:
> 
> 1.  You could e-mail them to me offlist at: 
> siss52@xxxxxxxxxxx or
> 
> 2.  I have a TTY phone and could call you at your
> convenience over the 
> relay.  I would not give out your number;  nor would
> I use it for anything 
> other than to have you walk me through these
> instructions.  Of course we 
> would be talking through a relay operator but I get
> the feeling, from 
> different things you have said, that you would
> understand the relay, 
> possibly from talking to deaf students.
> 
> If neither of these choices appeal? appeals? to you,
> I will understand that 
> as well.
> 
> Thank you for your offer of help.
> 
> Regards,
> Sue S.
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Pratik Patel" <pratikp1@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, August 20, 2006 12:45 AM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: upolading cypress
> point
> 
> 
> Sue,
> 
> Do you use and instant messinger program such as AOL
> Instant Messinger or
> MSN instant messinger?  This might be easier If you
> do. I'd be happy to walk
> you through the process. Via IM.  I'll see if I can
> cook up some exact
> instructions for you.  Are you using a BRL display
> with partial speech? Or
> no speech at all?
> 
> Pratik
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of siss52
> Sent: Sunday, August 20, 2006 12:50 AM
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: upolading cypress
> point
> 
> 
> Okay, I moved it from the desktop and made a
> directory.  Now if I can solve
> my final problem I think it will work.  When I
> choose which file to open, on
> 
> the browse/accept page, the next tab says, "file of
> type".  At this tab
> there are three choices:  all files, pictures, HTML,
> none of which fit.  So
> what can I do there?
> 
> Thanks for your patience.
> 
> Sue S.
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "E." <thoth93@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, August 19, 2006 6:48 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: upolading cypress
> point
> 
> 
> Sue, I personally do not store my files on the
> desktop.  I store them in a
> particular directory I call bookshare.  When I
> upload, the bookshare system
> automatically defaults to that directory after the
> first time I use the
> browse button to get to it.  Then I arrow down
> through the bookshare
> directory and when I get to the file I want to
> upload I hit the enter
> key.  That will probably put you back into forms
> mode (I use window-eyes so
> that is why I say probably).  Then after hitting
> enter on the filename, tab
> once to accept and again hit enter.  Wait a few
> minutes while the file
> loads and that second page will come up where you
> have to specify quality
> of book and such.  Hope this helps.
> 
> E.
> At 05:55 PM 8/19/2006, you wrote:
> 
> >Sue,
> >
> >Are punctuation marks eliminated from the file
> name? I
> >assume the.rtf is there, since you've uploaded
> before
> >successfully, though I have occasionally forgotten
> to
> >add that when I'd been working on the book file
> >without the extension.
> >
> >Cindy
> >
> >--- Julie Morales <mercy421@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi, Sue. I take it you save your files to your
> > > Desktop to upload to the
> > > site. The path for my books would look something
> > > like this: c:\Documents and
> > > Settings\Julie\Desktop if I were to save my
> books on
> > > my Desktop\ followed by
> > > the file name and file extension. I hope this
> helps.
> > > Take care.
> > > --
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> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "siss52" <siss52@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Sent: Saturday, August 19, 2006 1:17 PM
> > > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: John Glass and the
> > > volunteers
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Thanks, E.  I had no trouble uploading books
> until I
> > > changed from a Gateway
> > > Tower to a Dell laptop.  I think it is probably
> the
> > > path, but I do not know
> > > what to do about it.
> > >
> > > At first I was trying to upload it as a RTF
> file,
> > > and it would either just
> > > sit on accept until the page expired or I would
> get
> > > the error message, "not
> > > a valid RTF file," even though I had validated
> it
> > > with msword.
> > >
> > > Then someone suggested I try uploading it as a
> > > zipped file, so I named the
> > > file "cypress.zip".  When I upload it that way,
> I
> > > get the error message,
> > > "problem copying the file".
> > >
> > > On the old computer my path was always
> > > c:\windows\desktop\filename.ext.  On
> > > this one, it never says "windows" after C.  The
> path
> > > I see now looks like
> > > this:
> > > c:\desktop...\cypress.zip
> > >
> > > I have Windows XP with Jaws 7.0 professional and
> a
> > > DSL broadband connection.
> > > If you need more info please tell me what you
> need
> > > to know.  Thank you so
> > > much.
> > >
> > > Sue S.
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "E." <thoth93@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Sent: Saturday, August 19, 2006 10:10 AM
> > > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: John Glass and the
> > > volunteers
> > >
> > >
> > > What actually happens when you try to upload
> cypress
> > > point?  What format do
> > > you have it in when trying the upload?  Perhaps
> we
> > > can help.  What message
> > > do you get.  Have you successfully uploaded
> other
> > > books?  Just asking so we
> > > can all figure out what might be happening here.
> > > You are dilligent and we
> > > appreciate it.
> > >
> > > E.
> > >
> > >
> > > At 07:11 AM 8/19/2006, you wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > >I, too, have had problems getting an
> > > answer--namely, on how to upload
> > > >Cypress Point, by Diane Chamberlain.  I wrote
> to
> > > John Glass at support, and
> > > >although he did respond, his suggestion was
> that I
> > > write to this list
> > > >because it was not a bookshare problem.
> > > >
> > > >I realize there is nothing wrong with the file,
> > > Cypress Point, by Diane
> > > >Chamberlain, because Gerald downloaded and
> checked
> > > it.  However, the fact
> > > >still remains that I cannot upload it, even
> after
> > > getting my computer
> > > >straightened out and downloading it from Step 1
> > > again.  Since we are not
> > > >allowed to e-mail books to one another, and I
> have
> > > cleaned up the book, I
> > > >was hoping John Glass or someone who has admin
> > > privileges would let me send
> > > >the book to them so that it could be uploaded. 
> How
> > > about it, staff?  This
> > > >is a great read and I apologize for not being
> able
> > > to upload it.
> > > >
> > > >Thanks,
> > > >
> > > >Sue S.
> > > >
> > > >----- Original Message -----
> > > >From: "Mike Pietruk" <pietruk@xxxxxxxxx>
> > > >To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > >Sent: Saturday, August 19, 2006 4:57 AM
> > > >Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: John Glass and
> the
> > > volunteers
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >I have had much the same feeling as Elizabeth
> has.
> > > While I am pleased
> > > >that you indeed are reading the mail, John, so
> to
> > > speak, I feel that many
> > > >of us would feel better about things if you,
> John,
> > > posted more publicly
> > > >if, for no other reason, to create the feeling
> that
> > > someone at hq has a
> > > >sense of what thoughts are out in the field.
> > > >The groundwork for this was established first
> by
> > > Jesse and then later
> > > >Marissa who were both publicly visible on the
> list;
> > > and when this stopped,
> > > >a sense of abandonent was unitially created in
> the
> > > communications line.
> > > >When you came on board, John, earlier this
> year, we
> > > thought that you too
> > > >would become publicly visible.
> > > >Hope that makes sense and why some of us feel
> as we
> > > have.
> > > >
> > > >            Mike
> > > >
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