When writing a document in SW... landscape mode
iroald at HOTMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 23 14:06:12 UTC 2006
Just to add another note: If you use ruled paper, and turn it to landscape
mode - you have the lanes ready made for you for handwriting purposes ...
>From: "Valerie Sutton" <signwriting at MAC.COM>
>Reply-To: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
>To: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
>Subject: Re: [sw-l] When writing a document in SW...
>Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 06:15:13 -0700
>August 22, 2006
>Stuart Thiessen wrote:
>>If the document is created in landscape mode, I think paragraph breaks
>>could be done much like it is with horizontal writing ... just insert a
>>little extra space horizontally. Another possibility we could borrow
>>from English writing is the use of indentation to represent paragraph
>Exactly! And thanks to your suggestion to use landscape mode, SignBank
>Document Maker now creates the vertical columns in landscape mode...so
>thank you for that suggestion. Shorter columns are easier to read for some
>reason and it is a good idea...and spaces are easy enough...
>>Another thought that occurred to me is using something like a short thin
>>line drawn vertically by itself to the left upper corner of the beginning
>>of the paragraph. That could visually indicate a start of paragraph. If
>>it is always written flush with the top margin, that could be sufficient
>>to mark the paragraph. Maybe Valerie has something else.
>No I don't have something else, so that is an interesting idea...
>Can you write that in SignText and send it to the List in SignText email
>for us? I would like to see that!
>Thanks for your good ideas!
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