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[school-discuss] Fwd from Global Text Project: Programming skills required

The project below sounds like something interesting
for a teacher to assign to one or more student(s). . . .

--- richardtwatson@xxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 05:44:16 -0800 (PST)
> Subject: Programming skills required
> From: richardtwatson@xxxxxxxxx
> To: Global Text Project General Group
> <global-text-project-general-group@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>One of the problems we face when putting a book
>together is to convert styles from one name to
>another (e.g., Heading1 to Heading 1). This can
>be done with find and replace in OpenOffice (OO),
>but it is laborious when many styles need to be
>changed for many chapters.
>It would be very helpful to have a program to do this. Anyone
>interested in writing it? If you are, let me know and I will
>supply more details.
>You will need Java skills and a willingness to learn the OO API.
> Cheers
> Rick

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