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Again, welcome! ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 21:04, 29 July 2016 (UTC)

@ShakespeareFan00: Would you mind taking a look at Page:The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.djvu/204 and letting me know of anything that went wrong? Also, how do images generally work? BU Rob13 (talk) 16:14, 30 July 2016 (UTC)
Don't forget the trailing {{nop}} , annd to put in {{missing image}} where needed. But in general I am not seeing anything that's an immediate issue. Good luck :) ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 16:18, 30 July 2016 (UTC)

Images for Tom SawyerEdit

Hello. I understand you're proofreading of this book. I've uploaded a few of the edited illustrations from the file commons:Category:The Adventures of Tom_Sawyer (1876); hopefully you'll be able to use them. Please feel free to use or reject any or all as you feel necessary. I've also done Chapter V as a trial / sample of how to use the two parts of the image that form the Title. (Ideally this should be combined with a {{default layout|Layout 2)) tag in the transcription of the chapters). Please feel free to undo this if it's not acceptable (I really don't know much about formatting images). If it is acceptable, please inform me, so I can redo Chapters I-IV accordingly, and continue with the remaining images. Thanks —Akme 11:30, 4 August 2016 (UTC)

@Akme: Admittedly, I'm still learning about how to format stuff myself. I'm swamped with stuff related to enwiki and OTRS at the moment, so I'll be working on this rather slowly. BU Rob13 (talk) 11:38, 4 August 2016 (UTC)
Well, frankly, I'm not really involved in this work myself, excepting to help with the images. I can go slower now. Good luck —Akme 11:51, 4 August 2016 (UTC)

Short Titles (re message on my page)Edit

Can't use Freenode right now (still nominally banned, appeal submitted but not optomistic, as I should have forseen this. If you want to talk to Freenode staffers directly I won't stop you.), so using your talk page instead.

What was the "breaking" issue? (and bear in mind it's probably something thats been explained to me many times previously, in various forms.).

In respect of substing the templates, that's still something I'd like to see happen, partly so it's easy to tweak more directly if needed, and as I'd always planned to subst them down when things were stable on the relevant pages anyway. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 19:39, 1 March 2017 (UTC)

One of the last rants/discussions/meltdowns - User_talk:AuFCL#Tables_.28again.29, the same argument gets re-hashed from some time. The basic problem seems to be that LST and table markup don't necessarily interact in a way that's conducive to actually getting things done.ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 20:02, 1 March 2017 (UTC)
As you can tell from looking at the pages I linked in IRC various approaches, none of them necessarily a complete answer. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 20:18, 1 March 2017 (UTC)
First of the pages needing re-proofreading.Page:Public_General_Statutes_1896.djvu/34
BTW I found a temporary solution to Geo2, it seems I was planning on updating this work to use {{table-page}} but never quite got around to doing it. Perhaps you would be able to find someone to update the formatting on the relevant pages accordingly? I am needing a lo-ng time away from this technical stuff.ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 20:38, 1 March 2017 (UTC)

AWB request...Edit

The <\table> should be replaced with


I can do this manually, but AWB thrives on doing search and replace ops like this. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 21:46, 1 March 2017 (UTC)

@ShakespeareFan00: That search appears to return nothing? As for the explanation of the templates, I'll get around to that another day. Been going over a dozen or so issues for the past four hours and I just want to relax and write some content. BU Rob13 (talk) 22:11, 1 March 2017 (UTC)
It's funny how when you call the techincian in the intermittent fault you thought you had goes away. I did a **** load of udpating and it vanished <happy smile> until the next time I try to change it.ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 22:19, 1 March 2017 (UTC)
The current issue is as follows...

Page:Public General Statutes 1896.djvu/34. The header is displayed without a gap (there is no {{nop}} between it and the start of the data rows.

Page:Public General Statutes 1896.djvu/35 The header is displayed with a gap, it's reading the {{nop}} as part of one of the header rows between it and the start of the data rows. This seems to be a limitation in mediawiki that should have been fixed ages ago, but no-one cared, sigh ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 14:22, 2 March 2017 (UTC)

Right well, I managed to fix that issue, but the expense of a massive overhead of having to call {{nop}} once for each page (and each row of the table. :( )

The relevant templates need an overhaul... (sigh). ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 16:39, 2 March 2017 (UTC)

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