Re: [NTLK] Taking notes on Newton - library catalog numbers and alt.rec

From: Karel Jansens (
Date: Thu Mar 14 2002 - 15:34:54 EST

On Thursday 14 March 2002 19:20, Jon Glass wrote:
> on 3/14/02 3:09 AM, Jim Witte at wrote:
> > One problem I have is when I'm taking down a library catalog number
> > like QA76.F141.C88 or something like that. It almost never gets
> > recognized right, so I either have to write the QA (wait for it to be
> > recognized), write the 76. as a separate "word" and so on, or resort
> > to the onscreen keyboard. Would Paul's alt.rec package help with
> > this?
> I wouldn't wait for it to recognize. Simply write them as separate
> words. I'm sure it makes I more readable anyway. That is actually a good
> idea. I'm going to have to try it.

For cases like this it would be nice to have a button that allowed one to
switch instantaneously from cursive to printed output, without having to
go through all the slips.

It's probably already in some of those fancy packages a la Dashboard, but
it would be nice to have it on its own.

Karel Jansens

"We're here to kick ass and chew bubble gum, and we're all out of gum." (Dr. Zulu of Team Diotoir on Robot Wars Extreme)

-- Read the List FAQ/Etiquette: Read the Newton FAQ: This is the NewtonTalk mailing list -

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.2 : Tue Apr 02 2002 - 14:02:50 EST