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Authored by: sputnik on Dec 11, '01 11:45:01AM

Well. For some time I was stuck with a pdf version of Bruce Eckels "Thinking in Java" because the University Bookshop was out of it. The problem for me was, that Bruce choose to export the pdf file directly from Word with left aligned text.

It was a free download, but rather painfull to read though.

I ended up buying the bloody thing only to discover that the book was also left aligned allover :(

Sometimes I wish that writers would pay more attention to little stuff like that.



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Looks impressive...[off topic]
Authored by: greggomer on Dec 11, '01 03:09:50PM

I'm confused, what's wrong with left aligned text. Are most print items left aligned?

Thanks,

Greg



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Authored by: sputnik on Dec 12, '01 04:23:53AM
Well, I think it is a personal issue. But a good example of something you just might not want to read onscreen is here. It is a zipped pdf of one of our text books at this semester. Since I had to wait two months before fresh copies made it to my university, this was what I was stuck with. Given that I don't have a printer at home and printing is sorta expensive here, you might get an idea of my pain if you download the file.

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