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 A bit more readable, but still in need of some work. Time to get going! A bit more readable, but still in need of some work. Time to get going!
  
-===== Text corrections ===== +===== Basic Text corrections ===== 
-Generally speaking, the aim is to get the text content exactly the same as in the PDF. [[#​text_formatting|Formatting]] is of secondary importance. The fundamental formatting tool is the paragraph, which is two line breaks (ie one blank line) - a single line break is not enough. Eg+Generally speaking, the aim is to get the text content exactly the same as in the PDF. This means fixing up words where the letters have not been recognised correctly. 
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 +[[#​text_formatting|Formatting]] is of secondary importance. The fundamental formatting tool is the paragraph, which is two line breaks (ie one blank line) - a single line break is not enough. Eg
  
 <​code>​This is a paragraph <​code>​This is a paragraph
  
 This is the next paragraph</​code>​ This is the next paragraph</​code>​
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 +If you can do this, that's a great help. If you can do more, keep reading.
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 +===== Text corrections =====
  
 While in general the content should be the same as the PDF, the following changes should be made: While in general the content should be the same as the PDF, the following changes should be made:
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   * Advertisements should be removed altogether   * Advertisements should be removed altogether
   * Images should be removed altogether (along with any text directly relating to that image). However, if that image is particularly important, such as a map relating to a walk, you can leave a note on the [[magazines|tracking page]] that it should be included.   * Images should be removed altogether (along with any text directly relating to that image). However, if that image is particularly important, such as a map relating to a walk, you can leave a note on the [[magazines|tracking page]] that it should be included.
-  * People’s names should be corrected, if you know they are incorrect eg **Ian Wolf** should be **Ian Wolfe**+  * People’s names should be corrected, if you know they are incorrect eg **Ian Wolf** should be **Ian Wolfe**. If a member is only mentioned by their first or last name in an article, and you know who it is, try and add their full name in brackets eg Tom [Tom Wenman]
   * Place names should be corrected, if you know they are incorrect eg **Wollangambe**,​ not **Wallangambe** or **Wollangambie**   * Place names should be corrected, if you know they are incorrect eg **Wollangambe**,​ not **Wallangambe** or **Wollangambie**
   * If a place name has a more recent, or common alternative name, add it in brackets eg Wallara Canyon [Dione Dell]   * If a place name has a more recent, or common alternative name, add it in brackets eg Wallara Canyon [Dione Dell]
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 ===== Example ===== ===== Example =====
   
-For an example of a largely complete magazine, see [[199201|January 1992]]. If you click on **Edit this page** (you need to be logged in), you can also see examples of all of the formatting.+For an example of a largely complete magazine, see [[199201|January 1992]]. If you click on **Edit this page** (you need to be logged in), you can also see examples of all of the formatting.  
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 +For post April 1994 editions, have a look at [[199912|December 1999]], as the format of the magazine changed.
  
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 ===== There'​s a problem with the PDF ===== ===== There'​s a problem with the PDF =====
  
-If you find a problem with the PDF - missing pages, pages the wrong way round, unreadable pages etc - send me an email at <​website@ozultimate.com>​+If you find a problem with the PDF - missing pages, pages the wrong way round, unreadable pages etc - either ​send me an email at <​website@ozultimate.com> ​or just leave a note in the Status field on the [[magazines|tracking]] page.
  
 ===== Tracking Page ===== ===== Tracking Page =====
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