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Old Aug 8 2006, 05:58 AM   #1
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Gutenberg Project

I don't know if this is the right forum, but anyway...

I found this whilst surfing for e-books and I think it's worth a look! Maybe you've already seen it? Gutenberg Project

The aim of the project is to digitise books/music etc which is already in the public domain....
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Old Aug 8 2006, 03:37 PM   #2
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oooh...
I'd lost that link.
I've spent hours on that site!
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Old Aug 8 2006, 03:42 PM   #3
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I've seen it. But what exasperates me is that the text is inconsistent. Some of it looks like faint 10 or 8 point, the rest of it is dark and large enough for me to read.
Which means I can't always read what I want to.
Enlarging the text size on my browser from Medium to Largest doesn't make much difference with faint text.
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Old Aug 8 2006, 03:55 PM   #4
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copy and paste? at least temporarily?
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I dump them straight into Word so I can delete the bits I've already read.... fixes the font
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Sometimes using your mouse to select/highlight text on screen makes it easier to read faint colors.
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Apo, Thank's for putting this up, it certainly looks like a fantastic site, for all of those books that you might want to read once in a great while, and don't have the space or the money for. I will certainly go back another time, and find out more about them.
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It can be a useful site, yes, as I've found. I've hunted up numerous poems (what else?) through it over the years, and there are many interesting exambles of literary byways in there. It's well worth a browse.
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Usually don't feel like copying and pasting, and some sites don't allow that anyway.
Does no good to highlight if the text is still too small.
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One of my favorite sites!
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