> On the subject of preservation... for this stuff, I have scanned it, OCRed > it (it's all typed tables) and then taken the text and imported into Word > (stop booing ;-), reformatted it as tables (not space-delimited, fixed-font > tables) and run it through Acrobat. I hope that you have considered donating it to iDOC= or Project 64 when you're ready? Would be real interesting to have! > I can, of course, save it as a plain old text file, but even the original > had some bold and some underlined headers. For iDOC=, I can take both formats. Especially when there are schematics that are hard to make into ASCII format. > If it _is_ possible to turn old typewritten pages into PDF files, the > question is _should_ we do so. One could simply scan the pages and make the scanned pictures the pages of the PDF file. It's entirely possible. -- \\// Peter - http://www.softwolves.pp.se/ - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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