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Preparing .txt for Scribus DTPI find that a lot of the OCR texts from places like Gutenburg.org have carriage returns or linefeeds at the end of every line. However this is a problem for DTP software like Scribus. As each return is interpreted as a paragraph break, which really screws up the formatting. So putting nice formatting on a public domain work in .pdf format is a tad trickier than it should be.
The problem is that the Story Editor built into Scribus has no way to find and replace these line feeds. (At least InDesign can find them via the ^p code, if anyone cares.) Which means you go to the end of every line in the paragraph and delete those unwanted paragraph breaks.
Tedious, isn't it?
However there is a way to solve the problem. Unlike the story editor in Scribus, Notepad++ allows you to find and replace of non-printing characters and replace them with nothing. To find the linefeeds or carriage returns in a text, enable regexp in Notepad++ find and replace and look for \n or \r. (Or even \r\n.) However i
Trolling iScrib DA Points BoardsHow to Troll an iScribble DA Points Board(Without violating any iScribble rules)
Politely ask if you can draw.
If answer is no, leave and try again later. If answer is yes, then...
Start drawing 10X better than the person asking for points.
Don't answer any of the other people that may show up on the board.
Keep applying that mojo to draw/paint like a badass mofo.
Watch awkwardness as people notice that the best art on the board is not from the person asking for commisions.
Quietly enjoy lulz to yourself without saying anyting.
Watch everyone leave in silence once they realize what is going on.
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