AW: [sw-l] How to create Sign Literature
stefanwoehrmann at GEBAERDENSCHRIFT.DE
Wed Jul 5 17:14:19 UTC 2006
last week I finished another 28kb .sgn file document with the good old SW44
This means 32 pages or 224 lines or .... how many signs -- smile-
On the other side - just for expanding my skills I try to write emails with
SignPuddle - but of course with the support of the SignPuddle dictionary -
and it still takes a long time to find the exact spelling of the gloss-entry
-especially if there is help_1, help_2 help_3 ... ;-)
Von: owner-sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
[mailto:owner-sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu] Im Auftrag von Valerie Sutton
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 5. Juli 2006 18:50
An: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
Betreff: [sw-l] How to create Sign Literature
July 5, 2006
Dear SW List -
People use software differently...How do YOU create your documents?
For me, it is fastest to write the signs directly in SignText.
I do not translate from English. I do not use English glosses. I do
not transfer signs from the SignPuddle dictionary into the document.
I re-write each sign directly in SignText, trying to think in visual
signs, while I create the sentences.
That is faster than taking the time to find signs in the dictionary!
If I need to look at a sign in the dictionary, to check a
SignSpelling, while I am creating the sentences in SignText, I open a
second web browser, and have two web browsers open, at the same
time...one viewing the dictionary, and the other for creating the
sentence in SignText (see diagram)...
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