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{{helpme}} Hello,

I've been working on proofreading Index:Lancashire Legends, Traditions, Pageants, Sports, Etc., with an Appendix Containing a Rare Tract.djvu and have found that it requires some repairs, but I do not know how to go about fixing them.

The issues I have noticed are: There are four damaged pages, xiii, 90, 91, and 92. The index is also missing two pages, 282 and 283.

I have located an alternate copy of the book on The Internet Archive ( and it contains good copies of the damaged pages as well as the two missing pages.

Is it possible someone can replace the damaged pages and add the two missing pages from the alternate source? (Sp1nd01 (talk) 20:15, 6 March 2017 (UTC))[reply]

Looking at the work, it seems that the alternate IA version that you linked looks to be a superior quality work, especially the illustrations. Gut feel on the way to progress is that it may be better to upload the new version, then get a bot (with admin rights) to transfer the pages transcribed from one to the other. It will take a little longer, though probably a better quality product, and probably less fiddly than trying to insert and move pages. @Mpaa: what do you think? — billinghurst sDrewth 22:14, 6 March 2017 (UTC)[reply]
I had a quick look and it seems there is a constant +1 page shift in the linked file. Pls double-check and, if it is confirmed, all we need to to is shift pages by one. Too bad the new file is pdf and not djvu, so I do not think we can reuse the same file/index page.— Mpaa (talk) 20:17, 7 March 2017 (UTC)[reply]

{{helpme}} I have noticed by checking some of my diff pages that occasionally there are minor updates being made to some of my proofread pages, almost as if I had left a double space or some other hidden character in the page.

I always do a page preview before saving a page and occasionally I do see lines broken, which I correct by deleting whatever the hidden character is until the page preview looks fine.

An example of this can be seen on the following page I have recently proofed:

Where in the block quote at the bottom of the page all appears fine to me, but when I look at the whole article using page:

I see the line is broken in between the words "and such" in the following line:

"there are so many and such conflicting opinions, that it is not wonderful that the spirits, whose nature is thus left so wholly"

I'd be interested to know if there is anything I can configure to clear this problem or make it easier to spot? I edit using Firefox 54.0.1 (64 Bit) I previously used the 32 bit version where I first noticed the problem, but recently updated to the 64 bit to see if that would help. I've also tried clearing the page cache but it doesn't help. Do any other editors experience this type of problem? (Sp1nd01 (talk) 09:34, 11 July 2017 (UTC))[reply]

Page:Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management.djvu/259[edit]

Recheck, patched the illegibles using an identical edition. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 22:12, 18 March 2017 (UTC)[reply]

Oh and thanks for validating, Just be careful to check for every lower case 'j' ... ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 22:12, 18 March 2017 (UTC)[reply]

Thanks for the check and repair of that page.

A bit of a mute question now as the page has already been validated by another person, but for my future reference, would I be expected to check the page again, or is it preferred that another reader does the recheck so that we get another set of eyes viewing the page? Sp1nd01 (talk) 20:30, 19 March 2017 (UTC)[reply]

Feel free to re-read as many times as you find something that got missed. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 23:40, 19 March 2017 (UTC)[reply]



BTW Once you've validated once, I would suggest giving a page a second read-through after a few weeks away, to be absolutely certain. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 19:52, 21 March 2017 (UTC)[reply]

You might also want to look at the typoscan script someone mentioned in a Scriptourm thread recently. I've also got a list of Typo words I've found in reviewing some of my proof-reading efforts. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 19:52, 21 March 2017 (UTC)[reply]

span and div templates[edit]

To note that if using {{block center}} that it is a <div> template, so when you are pairing with a <span> template like {{smaller}} that the DIV (block) templates need to be outside of the SPAN templates (html hierarchy!) Thanks. — billinghurst sDrewth 23:02, 13 April 2017 (UTC)[reply]

Thanks for the information, I must admit that am not very familiar with html at all, and the terms DIV and SPAN are new to me, but I think I see what I have been doing wrong. Please let me know if there are other issues I am not handling correctly. Sp1nd01 (talk) 09:42, 15 April 2017 (UTC)[reply]

Yeah, I know, not my favourite. The hierarchy is SPAN (span) << PARAGRAPH (p) << DIVISION (div). So equate it with a split of sentence / paragraph / page and then think. So you cannot centre a sentence within a paragraph, so you when we centre it is with a paragraph or a division; whereas if we make something italics, it could be any of the three. So we need to nest (open and close a span) within element types. I hope that is somewhat explanatory. — billinghurst sDrewth 11:53, 15 April 2017 (UTC)[reply]

Footnotes within footnotes[edit]

One example of how you can handle references within footnotes, as well as when they span more than one page, etc. can be found at this Index talk page. There is also Help:Footnotes and endnotes. I realize you might already have a method in mind, and may simply be saving those pages for later... P.S. The poetry formatting might make things confusing. If so, I apologize. Londonjackbooks (talk) 13:18, 9 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Thank you for the pointers! I had no idea how to approach that issue, it really had me stumped! I have attempted to format it using the example provided from the Byron link, but its not quite working out for me, as it doesn't reflect the page layout quite as I expected, so I have left it marked as problematic to see if anyone is able to do a better job. Sp1nd01 (talk) 23:18, 10 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Thank you[edit]

Hi Thank you very much for proof reading, validating and correcting Reflections on the Motive Power of Heat

Cheers from Australia.


Can you take another look at some of the pages that you identifed problems on (or skipped). I had a cleanup of some of them a month ago and would like a re-check on them.

Thanks. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 23:16, 20 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]


I have found a missing page in Index:Jardine Naturalist's library Bees.djvu

The Contents list should contain three pages, however the third page is missing, (as well as the following blank page.)

Would somebody be able to add the two missing pages after Page:Jardine Naturalist's library Bees.djvu/18, or advise if and how I can do it?

The missing pages can be found in an alternate copy of the book at

Although the book is dated later, I have checked the pages and apart from the placements of the Plates the pages do match the original book. Thanks Sp1nd01 (talk) 09:16, 28 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Probably best to add this request to the appropriate section on WS:Sbillinghurst sDrewth 13:44, 28 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you, I've created a post for it as requested, I hope its in the correct section. Sp1nd01 (talk) 14:55, 28 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Beeton (2) =[edit]

Thanks for validating.. I'm at the moment planning on re-examining some of the as of yet unvalidated pages as I'm finding many many concerns on review of these, I should be able to stay ahead of your validation efforts. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 08:47, 30 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Thanks for the notification, I am only managing to check a small number of pages each day, so I doubt we should bump into each other too often. Sp1nd01 (talk) 11:29, 30 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Index:Cassell's Illustrated History of England vol 1.djvu[edit]

As you've been able to spot typos in Beeton that I missed on at least 2 passes, I was wondering if you would be willing to consider adding this to your list of works under review. (Ignore the nominal validation status), so that it can be as perfect as wiki-markup allows. Also I have a strong view in places it might need to be tweaked due to the parser changes which are coming soon.ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 21:23, 2 July 2018 (UTC)[reply]

And after Volume 1 there are Voulmes 2,3,4 to be examined  :( (sigh). ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 21:23, 2 July 2018 (UTC)[reply]
Yes, I can add it to my list and try and check a page or so a day. Sp1nd01 (talk) 07:30, 3 July 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Leaves of Knowledge[edit]

Hi, it's been nice to work in parallel on Leaves of Knowledge -- I appreciate your proofreading/validating efforts. Just wanted to let you know I finished up the chapter pages, and posted this on "new texts" on the front page today. -Pete (talk) 23:47, 19 December 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Your welcome, and thank you for applying the finishing touches along with the status update! Sp1nd01 (talk) 16:44, 20 December 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Beeton Images.[edit]

I note that someone else had uploaded some images under a different naming structure previously, Will you be examining those and updating , re-naming images accordingly?

BTW - Page:Mrs_Beeton's_Book_of_Household_Management.djvu/172 needs it's plate upload as does Page:Mrs_Beeton's_Book_of_Household_Management.djvu/1403. I've not listed images past this as I know you were uploading them as you progressed through the validations.ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 15:28, 30 December 2018 (UTC)[reply]

I'd held off those two plates for a while because I was trying to obtain better a quality scan of them.
I found the missing text of the second plate in the raw image scan at the original source and have uploaded it now, however the first plate is damaged also in the raw scan and I havn't been able to locate a better image anywhere else. I can go ahead and upload it as is if you like, and it can be updated if anyone finds a better one in the future.
Re: renaming of files, I don't think that is something I have the authority to do. It seems to rely on placing a request for a file to be renamed, and then it has to be assessed by the admins. Maybe we would have to compile a list of files to be renamed before we could request that? Sp1nd01 (talk) 08:32, 31 December 2018 (UTC)[reply]
Yes, or given that yours have a different lead name, just update the transcription here to use your uploaded scans at higher quality :) ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 10:42, 31 December 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Not an immediate priority but...[edit]

Index:UKSI19810859.pdf - Someone needs to make the image presentation on this Sane, and bring it up to the expected standards, there are a LOT of missing images though.ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 23:30, 15 January 2019 (UTC)[reply]

I've taken a look but I think that creating those type of images is well above my current skill level. Sorry. Sp1nd01 (talk) 19:37, 17 January 2019 (UTC)[reply]

Tableaux Vivans[edit]

Thank you tremendously for adding a table to Once a Week, Volume II. Tables are something I haven't studied at all yet. The "Tableaux Vivans" table is perfect; I just adjusted the top and bottom margin and the font size of the caption. Levana Taylor (talk) 23:31, 31 January 2019 (UTC)[reply]

Ancient Stone Implements[edit]

Just wanted to thank you for all the images you added for Ancient Stone Implements. Mike s (talk) 16:40, 11 May 2019 (UTC)[reply]

Bench and Bar of Colorado.[edit]


I will note the table layout may also need updating - to resolve the LintErrors. If you want to do this while adding images feel free. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 21:58, 3 July 2019 (UTC)[reply]

I've uploaded a few images, and copied the table changes, so hopefully they are now appearing as expected? I don't know what a LintError is or how to check for one, so if you could give it a check over for me, and if ok I'll carry on. Thanks Sp1nd01 (talk) 11:03, 4 July 2019 (UTC)[reply]


As you seem to know what you are doing with images, any chance of queuing this one in your lists?

Some of the illustrations were previously uploaded to Commons, see the link on the index page.ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 09:25, 28 August 2019 (UTC)[reply]

I'll give them a go, note that I don't know how to create images with transparent backgrounds as the previous uploader did, so mine will just be plain white backgrounds. The layouts I add may also need adjusting to your preference, so keep a watch for them them. Sp1nd01 (talk) 10:43, 28 August 2019 (UTC)[reply]

Community Insights Survey[edit]

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Index:Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms.djvu[edit]

Can you take a second look at this ? ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 08:45, 16 September 2019 (UTC)[reply]

See also - Wikisource:Scriptorium#Index:Coloured_Figures_of_English_Fungi_or_Mushrooms.djvu ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 13:17, 17 September 2019 (UTC)[reply]
I'm not confident about taking on those images, and I doubt I could improve them, my colour editing knowledge is very basic, I've been unable to remove the foxing from the pages, I've had a few attempt over the day but got nowhere with them. You may be better trying to recruit an image expert to tackle those. Sp1nd01 (talk) 21:50, 17 September 2019 (UTC)[reply]

Index:Ferns and Evergreens New England.djvu[edit]

Simple image insertion task, and validation? ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 10:32, 20 September 2019 (UTC)[reply]

Reminder: Community Insights Survey[edit]

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Reminder: Community Insights Survey[edit]

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Mother Goose...[edit]

Hi Sp1nd01,

I've noticed you've added a lot of missing images to works here, and so I'm guessing that's an area you're interested in? I just ran across The Real Mother Goose, and looking at Index:The Real Mother Goose.djvu it looks like it's essentially done except for the images. It's going to take some pretty careful editing to remove the yellow background without ruining the (color) drawings, but if you're interested in that kind of challenge you might like this project.

In any case: absolutely no obligation to take it on! I thought you might be interested is all, and if you're not then please do feel free to ignore this message entirely! :) --Xover (talk) 07:26, 31 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Yes I enjoy working on the images, I've just been trying to help some of the books along to completion. I'd be happy to give those images a try for you, only basic stuff, as I'm by no means an image specialist. Sp1nd01 (talk) 14:27, 31 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Image extraction[edit]

Hi! When extracting images from DjVu files, the results are often very badly damaged by the DjVu compression, which is generally heavy and optimised for text, not images. For files that come from the Internet Archive, there are original page scan photographs at the IA details page, which are generally much higher quality that that found in a DjVu. In the case of Hudibras page xxiv, the original JP2 file is here, and a list of all the page images is here (you can choose JPG or JP2; JP2 avoids an extra round of compression).

There are some more details of extracting the best images from various source at H:DJVUIMG. Thanks for doing image extraction! Inductiveloadtalk/contribs 09:03, 12 October 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Thanks for the info, I thought the images looked slightly blurred. I've now uploaded the higher quality versions. Sp1nd01 (talk) 09:34, 12 October 2020 (UTC)[reply]
It's beautiful, thank you :-). I have broken the image extraction instructions out to H:EXTRACT now.
It looks like you are rather good at extracting images, what's your method? I plan to add some instructions to H:EXTRACT following what I wrote here User_talk:AndrewOfWyntoun#Images_for_Old_man's_wish, but it'll take me a while to do. If you have any other hints that differ from that (especially if you have a way to automate it), I'd love to see them! Inductiveloadtalk/contribs 09:49, 12 October 2020 (UTC)[reply]
My method is similar to yours, but I tend to shy away from gimp as I find it has too many features for my minimal skill level, (I get especially confused with layers and channels, not to mention all the menu options and layouts, but I will revisit this and follow your instructions to see what I end up with.)
For reference in-case it is useful to you or anyone else who reads this, my processing method for greyscale / black and white is as follows: ( I don't have a method for colour, I just have to experiment and play around.)
I use xnview for cropping and processing the images and the irfanview for minor blemish removal. Unfortunately I know of no methods of automating any of this processing.
I download and crop the image. (I'll try and ensure to use the highest quality source I can obtain.)
Desaturate if required to remove colour - Image - Extract channel (usually red is sufficient) but sometimes for paler images or images with wavy lines visible, I find removing the green or blue chanel instead may give a better result.
Try Image, Map, Automatic Levels, but this does not always produce the required result. so I tend to manually adjust levels to whiten the background.
Image, Adjust, Levels, and reduce the white point to remove they grey background as much as possible, (I find it easier to see the effect if Apply to image is checked, as it displays the result to the main large image as you adjust the levels.) As you reduce the white point, you may also have to increase the black point to avoid the image fading too much.
A rough rule of thumb, you can usually slide the white point left to just past the initial downward slope on the first curve to remove most of the grey background. The black point can be raised to the start of the dotted lines. But its really a try it and see approach.
Once happy with the levels, if there are any remaining blemishes I will save the file and then I remove them using the eraser feature in irfanview. (as far as I know there is no eraser feature in xnview.)
Finally To save an image with a transparent background, I use File, Export select Color Mode 256 Color (Adaptive) and then select white in the Set Transparency Colour tab.
Otherwise I export as Greyscale or save as a .jpg
Thanks for creating the documentation btw, its really useful information, I've certainly picked up some good pointers from it! Sp1nd01 (talk) 12:41, 12 October 2020 (UTC)[reply]

The Curlytops at Silver Lake (and other) images[edit]

Thank you for your work creating images; I can tell you that it is certainly much appreciated by everyone here on English Wikisource. Would you mind creating the images (from Curlytops) from the higher-quality images I scanned, instead? For the few books I have scanned, I have also made higher-quality scans for pages with images; I have only uploaded these for The North Star (and those are of a less desirable nature, being poorly cropped and aligned, and not being desaturated). TE(æ)A,ea. (talk) 22:32, 13 November 2020 (UTC).[reply]

  • I'm happy to try and help, let me know where the higher-quality scans can be found and I'll have a go using them. Sp1nd01 (talk) 07:35, 14 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]
    • Alas, I cannot find the image scans for Curlytops. (I think I’ve misplaced a folder.) I can upload the scan images for A North Star (and some other works), if you’re interested. I’m sorry for having bothered you, when I don’t even have the images. TE(æ)A,ea. (talk) 13:32, 14 November 2020 (UTC).[reply]
      • @TE(æ)A,ea.: If it helps at all, I still have the TIFF files you sent me to make a DJVu of The Curlytops at Silver Lake? --Xover (talk) 14:28, 14 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]
        • Xover: Thank you, but I am referring to different images. For all of the works I sent you (and some more I would like to send you soon), I also made higher-quality scans of pages with images. However, I cannot find the higher-quality images for Curlytops, either because I have misplaced them, or because I did not make them in the first place. TE(æ)A,ea. (talk) 20:13, 14 November 2020 (UTC).[reply]
      • No bother at all, I'll run them through my process for you once you've uploaded them. If they aren't up to requirements just delete them, no offence will be taken. Sp1nd01 (talk) 16:53, 14 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]
        • Thank you! I will upload them soon as local files; they can be deleted once you have extracted the images. TE(æ)A,ea. (talk) 20:13, 14 November 2020 (UTC).[reply]
        • Raw images from The North Star are here (it is a “category” that has not been created). TE(æ)A,ea. (talk) 22:35, 14 November 2020 (UTC).[reply]
          • I have uploaded other images here, here, and here; the numbers given are the page numbers of the file they belong to. TE(æ)A,ea. (talk) 22:55, 14 November 2020 (UTC).[reply]
            • I've uploaded the new images to commons for you, and I think that's everything completed now. If so you may delete the local files. Sp1nd01 (talk) 16:28, 15 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Category:Images not fully transcluded[edit]

You might find this useful. ? ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 10:27, 26 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Yes, thanks for pointing it out. Sp1nd01 (talk) 13:44, 26 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]
@Sp1nd01: Just wanted to add my thanks here for all the images you've been adding which also happen to come under the WikiProject NLS grouping. I don't want to bombard you with the 'thanks!' button everytime I come across a work with the images now added, but it's so nice to see it happening and making the works complete. So yeah, thanks! AndrewOfWyntoun (talk) 10:26, 15 December 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Hudibras portraits[edit]

Hi there. Thanks for the work you've done preparing the images for this work. I've been plugging away at the text, off and on, for a couple of years now and have finished Volume 1. My own efforts at manipulating the images haven't been anything like as successful as your own. Having spent ages trying to get the guidance in the Wikisource help to work and, having done so, getting poor results, I now mostly use Irfanview and the 'replace colour' function. For most things this seems to be satisfactory (with a bit of titivation using MS Paint 3D where necessary) but it takes out the fine detail in the Hudibras images.

I was going to ask you how you achieve such good results, but stumbled across the entry on your talk page, so I'm going to give that a go. Thanks again.Chrisguise (talk) 08:58, 31 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Hi @Chrisguise: I hope my rough and ready instructions are clear enough to follow! if I can help clarify anything that isn't please ask and I'll try to help. As I mentioned I am only a very basic graphics editor, but the method does seem to produce fairly good results on most of the black and white images I've come across. Good luck with your images!

PS. I hope you didn't mind me attempting some of the images every now and again, I just tend to drift about looking for older problematic pages to work on and stumbled on Hudibras only a few months ago. If you prefer to complete the images or replace any I have uploaded please do so. Regards Sp1nd01 (talk) 21:42, 1 June 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Absolutely not, please keep up the good work. I've had a go at the last eight portraits for volume 1 but haven't uploaded them yet. I installed XnViewXP and followed your guide, which works well, so much so that I need to go back to my earlier efforts and redo them. Like yourself I have little experience with image editing and find the interface on some of the free packages daunting (especially GIMP); by comparison XnViewXP is positively friendly. Regards, Chrisguise (talk) 22:25, 1 June 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Pardon the drive-by, but I thought you might like to know I have recently written up some (GIMP) instructions at Help:Image extraction/With GIMP, but the concepts would translated to any image processing software. The Hudibras portraits are specifically hard because the have such fine, pale, detail, so it's really easy to blow the highlights to pure white. Inductiveloadtalk/contribs 23:46, 2 June 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Sorry, Not the brightest at this end of the wire! The documentation is really useful, but I fall at the first hurdle when I see talk of layers and alpha channels, they are just beyond my ability. I've tried many times with gimp and can't get anywhere with it.

One interesting item I wasn't aware of was that I should be using .jp2 for the highest resolution images. From the Internet Archive I had been obtaining the images by clicking on the .jpg file link from the raw source, I assumed that they would give the same high resolution image, considering the file size is the same.

I ran a test today and my resultant .png image I created from the .jp2 appears clearer and has a larger file and display size than one from the .jpg file, so its .jp2 for me from now on. Makes me wonder why the internet archive bother offering the .jpg file at all? Sp1nd01 (talk) 18:06, 3 June 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Image request[edit]

Thanks for the all the work you have been doing in creating images here at Wikisource! It is much appreciated. Would you mind creating the images from Conspectus of the History of Political Parties and the Federal Government? The diagram at /5–/7 is one image; the table at pp. 91–93 isn’t an image. TE(æ)A,ea. (talk) 01:37, 28 June 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Not sure how my joining the three images will work out, but I'll have a go at it. Sp1nd01 (talk) 08:53, 29 June 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Images now added, one still needs they key typing in, I've left it as problematic for now. You may also want to resize them. I've left the table, its a little too complicated for me. Sp1nd01 (talk) 18:30, 29 June 2021 (UTC)[reply]
  • It looks great! Thanks. I can complete the key later. The table is a mess, but I’ll deal with it later. TE(æ)A,ea. (talk) 20:55, 29 June 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Index:The Chaldean Account of Genesis (1876).djvu[edit]

I see that you're quite talented at image processing. Would you mind adding the images to this index that in its last month in the Monthly Challenge and only missing the pages with images. Many Thanks! Languageseeker (talk) 13:56, 18 October 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Sure thing, I'll have a go at adding them over the next week. Sp1nd01 (talk) 20:10, 18 October 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you! Languageseeker (talk) 00:24, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[reply]
I really appreciate your work on this book. Thanks to you, it got finished. Languageseeker (talk) 16:03, 26 October 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Your welcome, glad too have been of some help! Sp1nd01 (talk) 13:55, 27 October 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Index:Kwaidan; Stories and Studies of Strange Things - Hearn - 1904.djvu[edit]

I was wondering if you'd be willing to help out with this book as well. It's fully proofread and transcluded, but missing the graphics. Most of the pages are marked in purple. In addition, each story has a set of Kanji character(s) that run on the side of each page. Since the characters are identical, they only need to be added to the second page of each story. Many thanks! Languageseeker (talk) 00:49, 30 October 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Sure, I'm away for computer access for the weekend but can take a look from Monday. Sp1nd01 (talk) 09:45, 30 October 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you so much. I can see that you already started. :) Could you also add the image of the character on the page after the first page of the story, for example Page:Kwaidan; Stories and Studies of Strange Things - Hearn - 1904.djvu/54. I'm happy to make a complete list if that makes life easier for you. Languageseeker (talk) 15:14, 1 November 2021 (UTC)[reply]
I can do that if its required? The reason I ask is because characters have been added on this [1] page. If an image is the preferred method I will add them. Sp1nd01 (talk) 18:56, 1 November 2021 (UTC)[reply]
To me, these characters are calligraphy and should remain as images. It would great if you could add them. Of course, take as long as you need and thank you for the work that you've done. Languageseeker (talk) 04:59, 2 November 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you so much for doing the images. I always find it amazing to see how much images can transform a work. Languageseeker (talk) 00:58, 6 November 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Images for Two Tarzan Books[edit]

Thank you for all the images that you've created so far. They've really made a difference. Could I trouble you to process the images for Index:Jungle Tales of Tarzan.djvu and Index:Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar.djvu? Languageseeker (talk) 22:56, 14 November 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Just had a quick look, I think all the images have already been uploaded by other users. I could crop and greyscale some if that is required? but I don't know if the original uploaders intended to present them as they are now. Please advise what you would like doing with them? I'm just wary of changing other users work. Thanks Sp1nd01 (talk) 22:23, 15 November 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Yes, could you crop and grayscale them. I also think that the images are from the DJVU rather than the JP2 files, could you replace those? It's ok to replace images if they are from a higher-quality source or if they need additional processing. Many Thanks. Languageseeker (talk) 14:08, 16 November 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Image updates are now done. Sp1nd01 (talk) 21:24, 17 November 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you! Languageseeker (talk) 22:03, 19 November 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Index:The Son of Tarzan.djvu[edit]

Would you mind adding the images to this Index? Languageseeker (talk) 22:18, 22 November 2021 (UTC)[reply]

All done now. Sp1nd01 (talk) 10:39, 30 November 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you! Truly appreciate you. Languageseeker (talk) 01:20, 4 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Tarzan Strikes Again[edit]

Would you be interested in adding the images for Index:The Return of Tarzan.djvu? Many thanks. Languageseeker (talk) 22:42, 15 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Sure thing, It looks like I started on this a few months ago and then forgot to complete it. So many distractions... Sp1nd01 (talk) 09:43, 16 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]
All outstanding imaged now added. Sp1nd01 (talk) 16:16, 17 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you! Languageseeker (talk) 13:58, 7 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]

3 Images in Index:Historic highways of America (Volume 2).djvu[edit]

Would you mind doing the three images in Index:Historic highways of America (Volume 2).djvu? Languageseeker (talk) 13:58, 7 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]

All done Sp1nd01 (talk) 16:34, 7 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you! Would you also mind doing the images for Index:My mortal enemy - 1926.djvu. The images can be harvested from [2]. It seems they added a yellow background, could that be removed? Languageseeker.
I've done those using my simple method of extracting a colour channel and adjusting the levels to change any remaining grey to white. Hope they OK. You may like to change their sizing to your preferred values. Sp1nd01 (talk) 23:55, 7 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
You're a true master at your craft. They look perfect. Thank you! Languageseeker (talk) 23:56, 7 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Sp1nd01 Thanks for adding these images. Note that there is a double page image in Historic Highways Volume 2, that I am not sure how to handle (p105-106).
However, I didn't realise you were also doing the images for My Mortal Enemy. At this point I kind of wish @Languageseeker would have cc'd me on the message, because I spent the last hour or so myself doing all the images. After I quick test, I think my images are slightly higher resolution/cleaner than yours (I found said cleaner versions on hathi trust), so I am going to swap them out. Sorry that we doubled up, and thanks again for the assistance with Historic Highways.
Thanks, TeysaKarlov (talk) 23:57, 7 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
No worries, we got crossed wires, I checked for existing images before I started, so I must have missed them or checked before you uploaded yours. I'm off line now for the weekend, but it may be possible to find an alternate source with the whole image of the map for p105/6, if not it is sometimes possible to merge the two pages together, but from a quick glance it looks like the center part is hidden by a fold so that won't be an option for this one. Sp1nd01 (talk) 00:15, 8 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Sp1nd01 Thanks for your understanding, and also enjoy the weekend. My guess is that we both started at almost exactly the same time; or otherwise I hadn't refreshed the page index in a while, so it looked like things hadn't changed. Maybe next time I will add something to the discussion page just in case, assuming people check those things.
@Languageseeker All good.
Thanks, TeysaKarlov (talk) 01:34, 8 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Hi again,
Thanks a bunch for adding that last image. Much appreciated!
Thanks, TeysaKarlov (talk) 23:23, 10 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@TeysaKarlov Sorry about that. Slipped my mind. Languageseeker (talk) 00:23, 8 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Sp1nd01 Enjoy your weekend. Languageseeker (talk) 00:23, 8 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]