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    1. Re: [TEXTPAD] tab problem
    2. W. David Samuelsen
    3. I followed the instructions and still get this (shown below) and you can see the 2nd line did not align correctly after I tabbed it. The "other" information needs to be aligned with the dates as showed at http://www.rootsweb.com/~orbaker/database/cemetery/goosecreek01.htm David RIDDERS, Adeline .. ... 1879 .. ... 1916 wife of Gerhard RIDDERS, Bertha .. ... 1848 .. ... 1913 wife of George RIDDERS, Clara 31 Aug 1883 15 Feb 1906 wife of John RIDDERS, C. R. .. ... .... 15 Feb 1906 infant child of John & Clara RIDDERS, Frank .. ... 1885 .. ... 1932 son of George & Bertha RIDDERS, Frank .. ... 1867 .. ... 1880 son of George & Bertha husband of Mary Connie Burkett wrote: > > David, > Although I usually convert from spreadsheets, the two following tips should > help no matter what software you are conventing from. > > 1) Set the font in the both software applications to Courier-New 10point > 2) Set TextPad so that it converts tabs to spaces. > How you accomplish these tips in TextPad depends on the version of TextPad > that you have. > > For VERSION 4 of TextPad: > Start TextPad > Click Configure on the menu-bar. > Click Preferences on the drop-down list. > On the left-side of the Preferences dialog-box, > click the "+" next to Document-Classes to expand it's list. > click the "+" next to Text to expand it's list. > click on Tabulation (or Tabs) under Text to select it - - > and the right side changes. > On the right side, > click to place check-marks in the boxes > for Convert new tabs to spaces, and > Convert existing tabs to spaces when saving files. > On the right side, > change the "Default tab spacing:" and "Indent size:" to 4 > > Click on Font under Text to select it - - > and the right side changes. > On the right side, make the following changes: > Scope: Both > Font: Courier New > Font Style: Regular > Size: 10 > On the left-side of the Preferences dialog-box, under Document Classes: > click the "+" next to Default to expand it's list. > Make the same Tabulation and Font changes that you just made for Text. > > Connie > > -----Original Message----- > From: W. David Samuelsen [mailto:[email protected]] > Sent: Saturday, March 17, 2001 12:08 AM > To: [email protected] > Subject: [TEXTPAD] 8 already and now the problem > > New and good start. > > 8 subscribers total right now. > > Now here's the problem I have. > > I used WordPerfect to make a new list of cemetery burials and saved > as .txt (in ASCII) > > Here is what I recorded. > > RIDDERS, Bertha .. ... 1848 .. ... 1907 > wife of George > > When I opened up in Textpad (same problem also showed up in my html > software, too!), this is what I get: > > RIDDERS, Bertha .. ... 1848 .. ... 1907 > wife of George > > Geez! > > David Samuelsen

    03/16/2001 05:55:01
    1. RE: [TEXTPAD] tab problem
    2. Connie Burkett
    3. David, Click on "Configure" on the menu-bar, then click on "Word Wrap" to turn it OFF. Connie -----Original Message----- From: W. David Samuelsen [mailto:[email protected]] Sent: Saturday, March 17, 2001 2:55 AM To: [email protected] Subject: Re: [TEXTPAD] tab problem I followed the instructions and still get this (shown below) and you can see the 2nd line did not align correctly after I tabbed it. The "other" information needs to be aligned with the dates as showed at http://www.rootsweb.com/~orbaker/database/cemetery/goosecreek01.htm David RIDDERS, Adeline .. ... 1879 .. ... 1916 wife of Gerhard RIDDERS, Bertha .. ... 1848 .. ... 1913 wife of George RIDDERS, Clara 31 Aug 1883 15 Feb 1906 wife of John RIDDERS, C. R. .. ... .... 15 Feb 1906 infant child of John & Clara RIDDERS, Frank .. ... 1885 .. ... 1932 son of George & Bertha RIDDERS, Frank .. ... 1867 .. ... 1880 son of George & Bertha husband of Mary Connie Burkett wrote: > > David, > Although I usually convert from spreadsheets, the two following tips should > help no matter what software you are conventing from. > > 1) Set the font in the both software applications to Courier-New 10point > 2) Set TextPad so that it converts tabs to spaces. > How you accomplish these tips in TextPad depends on the version of TextPad > that you have. > > For VERSION 4 of TextPad: > Start TextPad > Click Configure on the menu-bar. > Click Preferences on the drop-down list. > On the left-side of the Preferences dialog-box, > click the "+" next to Document-Classes to expand it's list. > click the "+" next to Text to expand it's list. > click on Tabulation (or Tabs) under Text to select it - - > and the right side changes. > On the right side, > click to place check-marks in the boxes > for Convert new tabs to spaces, and > Convert existing tabs to spaces when saving files. > On the right side, > change the "Default tab spacing:" and "Indent size:" to 4 > > Click on Font under Text to select it - - > and the right side changes. > On the right side, make the following changes: > Scope: Both > Font: Courier New > Font Style: Regular > Size: 10 > On the left-side of the Preferences dialog-box, under Document Classes: > click the "+" next to Default to expand it's list. > Make the same Tabulation and Font changes that you just made for Text. > > Connie > > -----Original Message----- > From: W. David Samuelsen [mailto:[email protected]] > Sent: Saturday, March 17, 2001 12:08 AM > To: [email protected] > Subject: [TEXTPAD] 8 already and now the problem > > New and good start. > > 8 subscribers total right now. > > Now here's the problem I have. > > I used WordPerfect to make a new list of cemetery burials and saved > as .txt (in ASCII) > > Here is what I recorded. > > RIDDERS, Bertha .. ... 1848 .. ... 1907 > wife of George > > When I opened up in Textpad (same problem also showed up in my html > software, too!), this is what I get: > > RIDDERS, Bertha .. ... 1848 .. ... 1907 > wife of George > > Geez! > > David Samuelsen

    03/17/2001 02:47:03
    1. Re: [TEXTPAD] tab problem
    2. W. David Samuelsen
    3. Word Wrap had been off already and still has this. RIDDERS, Adeline .. ... 1879 .. ... 1916 wife of Gerhard RIDDERS, Bertha .. ... 1848 .. ... 1913 wife of George alignment is still off. David Connie Burkett wrote: > > David, > Click on "Configure" on the menu-bar, > then click on "Word Wrap" to turn it OFF. > > Connie >

    03/17/2001 02:50:26