User talk:Dick Bos

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Again, welcome! Beeswaxcandle (talk) 07:39, 14 November 2011 (UTC)

Manual of NZ Flora[edit]

Thank you for having a go at this. You didn't exactly pick the easiest of texts to work on for a first try! I've made a few changes and validated the page. Most of my changes are about consistency with the way the other pages have been done. I have a thing about spacing around em-dash and en-dash. An em-dash never has spaces, while an en-dash does sometimes. w:WP:STYLE#Dashes has a full explanation. The end of the page is a bit fiddly. The {{nop}} template is to force an end of paragraph when the page gets transcluded to the mainspace. If it isn't there the system assumes that the next page is a continuation of the paragraph. Because the smaller text is continued on the next page instead of using {{smaller block}} I've used {{smaller block/s}} & {{smaller block/e}}. This is to do with the alignment of the pages when they are transcluded. Have a look at the documentation for {{smaller block}} for an explanation of how and when to use the two different varieties. Cheers, Beeswaxcandle (talk) 07:39, 14 November 2011 (UTC)

A poem on two pages[edit]

Perhaps you'll understand this helppage : http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Help:Page_breaks When a poem is on two pages I have to use something with start and end. But in this help page it looks like its has to come in the footer and the header.I tried several things which didn't work. Do you understand this? See page http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Page:Natural_History,_Mollusca.djvu/145 WeeJeeVee (talk) 21:55, 6 February 2012 (UTC)

Sorry girl, I think this is beyond my knowledge. Just drop the question in the scriptorium! And I am of course very curious to hear how this has to be handled. Dick Bos (talk) 07:24, 7 February 2012 (UTC)
I've had a go at the two pages. See if what I've done makes sense. If it doesn't come back to me and I'll have a go at explaining. Beeswaxcandle (talk) 07:42, 7 February 2012 (UTC)
To me it's clear. You treat it more or less like a table that is spread over more than one page. We'll see if it is clear to Wilma (WeeJeeVee) as well. Thank you, Beeswaxcandle. Dick Bos (talk) 07:54, 7 February 2012 (UTC)
I didn't try it this way. But its clear to me as well! Thanks WeeJeeVee (talk) 19:40, 7 February 2012 (UTC)

Re: PSM font size correction[edit]

Hi. This is in reply to your inquiry posted in the PSM project talk page about the font size for block of texts with reduced font size. Admittedly, I was wrong, and Mpaa and I have worked out the solution and I/we will standardize and correct past edits. FYI, you can read about this HERE. Again, I apologize for the error. — Ineuw talk 04:10, 26 April 2012 (UTC)

Dutch wikisource[edit]

As already stated at your Dutch wikisource talk page, I will try to help to find a solution for the djvu system on the Dutch wikisource. Asacha (talk) 09:47, 20 May 2012 (UTC)

Thank you! I answered you more extensively on your User talk page on nl-wikisource. Greetz, Dick Bos (talk) 15:33, 21 May 2012 (UTC)

Index talk:Weather Facts and Predictions.djvu[edit]

Kathleen.Wright5's validation was not incorrect according to the statements in Index talk:Weather Facts and Predictions.djvu which apparently you did not read. —Maury (talk) 17:12, 2 January 2014 (UTC)

Re: Wikisource:Scriptorium/Help#Request_for_help_with_TOC_page_listing[edit]

Hello. Pardon the last-minute thought, but as I had it since you'd replied I thought I'd better send you a pointer here. To repeat the basic issue, if you are prepared to put up with the "cost" of having ragged right edges to the row of dots, setting |col3-width=auto continually adjusts the page-number column width of {{dotted TOC page listing}} to try to accommodate whatever width is required. Obviously there are limits! Upon further thought, I am not sure why this is not the default choice, instead of that measly 2.0em. AuFCL (talk) 00:16, 9 February 2014 (UTC)

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