|07-09-2010, 09:31 AM||#1|
Join Date: Sep 2008
Device: Palm & PPC
BeBook Neo for proofreading texts?
I would like to proofread/correct/rework drafts in text/PDF format instead of printing out hard copies and using my trusty red pen. This would involve crossing out text, underlining certain sections, etc. Thus I would essentially be treating the ereader the same as a sheet of paper.
In another thread I asked mgmueller about using the Kindle DX, Sony 900 and Irex 800 in this regard.
"Still I'd like to bring another unit to the table: BeBook Neo/Onyx Boox. It's HarryT's favorite - and he's doing a lot of proofreading."
I've never even considered the BeoBook Neo due to its small size. Do you think the BeoBook Neo is suitable for proofreading/correcting/reworking drafts in PDF format? Can annotations also be made on file types other than PDF (I try to stick to .txt format whenever possible)?
|07-11-2010, 02:23 AM||#2|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Device: Kindle Voyage, iPad Mini, iPhone 4, MS Surface Pro, N7
It supports "freehand" annotation (ie handwriting) on PDF files. On other formats, all you can do is highlight text.
|07-12-2010, 04:10 AM||#3|
Join Date: Jun 2010
Device: number 9, number 9...
I used it too for proofreading and it's excellent with pdfs (freehand annotation + bookmarks). If you can "generate" them through, say, Word or OO or other word processor programs, may I suggest a generous margin on one side? It's handy for some more specific/lenghty annotation. Or increase the space between the lines, depending on your habits! Good luck!
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