Thanks so much for your contribution!  I downloaded the PDF and ODT copy.
I plan on going through it and learning about it :D


On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 9:19 PM, Stephen Kiel <snick.k...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Pat,
>
> I finally finished the tutorial that I was talking about with you a couple
> of months ago.  You mentioned then that I could either send it in Word
> Processor format or take attempt to convert it to HTML.
>
> Which of the two methods would be easiest for you?  I am not sure if it is
> easier to fix a document that I might get partially 'right' or just start
> from scratch.  Maybe you could take a look at it and give me your opinion
> on the best way to proceed.
>
> I have it on a Box.net share at https://app.box.com/s/mbd93d12ha6t1gvzgbhy
>
> You should see the file AutomateEditingInGimp.odt and the corresponding
> .pdf file.  It was written using LibreOffice Writer.  The jpeg pictures in
> the same directory.  The code examples are in the directories plug-ins and
> myXml.
>
> I was able to get html directly out of Writer that looked real good in
> Firefox, I just don't know if some of the tags might cause problems within
> the help system.  If not, the job could be easy!  One problem that I did
> notice with the automatically generated html was that the images were no
> longer centered, but other than this issue, it looked good, and the links
> seemed to work.  If you want me to generate a copy of the html, let me
> know.
>
> The tutorial is kind of long, wish I could have made it shorter, but since
> it uses some Gimp features that aren't documented elsewhere, I had to
> expand on them.
>
> Anyway, let me know if there are issues or feedback and whether you think
> it would be better for you to format the tutorial or if you want me to take
> a first pass at it.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Stephen Kiel
>
>
> On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 12:21 PM, Pat David <patda...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > If you want to keep it in a word processor, I can just translate it from
> > there.
> >
> > You can also use google docs if you want to share it with my acct through
> > there.
> >
> >
> > On Wednesday, October 16, 2013, Stephen Kiel wrote:
> >
> >> Pat,
> >>
> >> That sounds great.  I will plan to write in a word processor (with a
> >> spell checker) & then dump it into bluefish to add the html tags.  If
> that
> >> works it should make the whole authoring process pretty
> straightforward.  I
> >> would prefer to stay in a word processor form rough to final draft &
> >> minimize editing of the html for of the document in order to avoid
> >> accidentally goofing up the closures.
> >>
> >> I am on my way out of town for a couple of days as well, I will touch
> >> base again when I get closer to a finished tutorial.
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >> Stephen
> >>
> >>
> >> On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 7:20 AM, Pat David <patda...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Just stick to clean, plain HTML and you should be fine. Style inline if
> >>> you want, I'll move it to an external style sheet anyway.
> >>>
> >>> You can publish screen grabs if gimp non problem I believe. Someone may
> >>> correct me.
> >>>
> >>> I'll be out of town for a few days, but just hit me up when you're
> ready
> >>> for testing.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
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> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
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> >
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> >
> >
>
>
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