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#1 Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Schedule 12 » 24 Jan 2014 00:25

The Taking control of goods Regulations come into force in 10 weeks, and I am nearing completion of the DWB page and it's online compliance check.

http://www.dealingwithbailiffs.co.uk/Ta ... -2013.html

I need someone with a keen eye for detail to read the content and point out any typos, omissions and punctuation (Amy?). The compliance check is near complete but it doesn't yet draft a full resolution advisory from the answers to your questions. I am still working on that, but you will get a partial one for now.

It will undergo field trials next month with the legal profession to ready it for service for April 06.

It is being built to be operated by members of the public over the internet using android, apple and windows devices, and without any legal training but I was asked by an advice agency to build it so it can be white-labelled into other advice websites without linking back to DWB, albeit it will under license from DWB.

If you encounter a bug, please let me know, and what device and operating system you are running it on.
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#2 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Amy » 24 Jan 2014 00:27

Right up my street. I'll get on it...

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#3 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Schedule 12 » 24 Jan 2014 00:41

I finding a program called Ginger Software which runs a grammar check, but it doesn't work for us micro ipad users. It's windows only and don't want to fork out on a windows tablet for a single use program. The program is from a company in Israel but they won't build it for Mac, - shame because DWB was built on a Mac, runs on a Linux box and seems to work OK in windows.
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#4 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Amy » 24 Jan 2014 01:01

Don't worry, I don't need an app - I'm hard wired.

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#5 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by monkeynuts » 24 Jan 2014 08:37

Dagon or dragon dictation is also quite good you know.....

Plus on a linux box you can run a virtual box with windows on it and install it that way Jason..... I do that for some of my windows only programs..
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#6 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Schedule 12 » 24 Jan 2014 08:46

The serverside of DWB is PHP running Zend, it's not windows thing, I don't know enough about windows servers anyway.

I can make the HTML pages available if that helps.
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#7 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by monkeynuts » 24 Jan 2014 09:16

Nah its ok - was an option for you if you wanted to run that program - I thought you had a linux PC that was all.
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#8 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Amy » 27 Jan 2014 15:55

Proof reading complete - check your email.

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#9 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Schedule 12 » 27 Jan 2014 16:34

I'm on it now
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#10 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Schedule 12 » 27 Jan 2014 16:53

Wow! Haven't you got an eye for detail!

Fixed, except one.

First paragraph - we, we...
Where is that?
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#11 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Amy » 27 Jan 2014 17:14

It's in the advisory part at the end once you've answered all the questions. Unfortunately, I can't get it reproduce the answer I gave to give me that result...

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#12 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Schedule 12 » 27 Jan 2014 17:20

And there's millions (literally) of ways a resolution advisory report can come out. Let me see if I can find it in the engine or the dictionary,,but it shares it with the other DWB reporting tools, so I need to find it.
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#13 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Amy » 27 Jan 2014 21:07

Found it.
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#14 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Schedule 12 » 27 Jan 2014 22:52

Well spotted, all done thanks for your gallant work.

Are you looking for any more like this?
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#15 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Amy » 27 Jan 2014 23:03

You're very welcome.

I've done with that one (I think) or do you mean you have others to proof?

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#16 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Schedule 12 » 27 Jan 2014 23:22

Another 4...

Council tax
Traffic debts
Court fines
HCEO

The TCGRS yes/no advisories will be merged into them when they come into force.
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#17 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Amy » 27 Jan 2014 23:28

Righto, I'll try and get on to that tomorrow.

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#18 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Schedule 12 » 28 Jan 2014 01:20

http://www.dealingwithbailiffs.co.uk/fo ... &mf_page=1

Only the first four options take the user into a fact find.
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#19 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Amy » 28 Jan 2014 13:09

Council tax - done (please let that be the longest of them...)

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#20 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Schedule 12 » 28 Jan 2014 13:21

HCEO is the longest one, there's no hurry because they are being upgraded to enable the resolution advisory report to be emailed to the user as well as on-screen.

Clients have complained they lose their report if they forget to save it before closing the browser. A niggly thing but I'm getting lots of emails grumbling they have to re do the thing all over again. Bit tired of apologising all the time.
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#21 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Amy » 28 Jan 2014 13:25

Is it not worth checking them yet then?

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#22 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Schedule 12 » 28 Jan 2014 13:26

Yes, the grammar won't change, it's engine mods.
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#23 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Amy » 28 Jan 2014 13:29

Righto. I'll crack on with the next one then.

How easy would it be for me to edit them myself?

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#24 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Schedule 12 » 28 Jan 2014 15:31

Easy if you know how work PHP and SQL. I'm using Zend studio, cheap and fast.
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#25 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Amy » 28 Jan 2014 15:37

It's only simple typos and grammar corrections, it might be quicker than me screen-shoting everything and typing it all out and then sending it to you.

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#26 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by monkeynuts » 28 Jan 2014 16:06

Amy wrote:It's only simple typos and grammar corrections, it might be quicker than me screen-shoting everything and typing it all out and then sending it to you.
Copy the page as a .txt page then get notepad++ google it.... you can open it up in there and edit as you wish. When the file is open all the writing in colour is the coding and the rest that isnt will be the editable areas...... ;-)

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#27 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Schedule 12 » 28 Jan 2014 16:43

That's a heck of a lot of text files. And that has no protection against accidental editing of the PHP code itself.
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#28 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Amy » 28 Jan 2014 17:19

I think he's trying to say he doesn't trust me...

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#29 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Schedule 12 » 28 Jan 2014 17:32

Nooo, it's just way too messy
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#30 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by monkeynuts » 28 Jan 2014 18:09

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#31 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Schedule 12 » 28 Jan 2014 18:32

I'm not sure his that would help.

If it's proof reading DWB HTML pages then I can just give them to you. But PHP scripts are edited in Zend.

Do either of you have this? http://www.gingersoftware.com/grammar-a ... tAodzTIA5A

It doesn't work on Apple but I'd like DWBs HTML files (not case law pages) proof read.
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#32 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by monkeynuts » 28 Jan 2014 18:36

Im going off this:
Amy wrote:It's only simple typos and grammar corrections, it might be quicker than me screen-shoting everything and typing it all out and then sending it to you.
So just screen shot run through OCR then is editable in word etc. The corrected text can then be saved as .txt or similar and can be copied and pasted into your php pages where needed! Save rewriting it all out again - and doesnt touch the coding
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#33 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Amy » 28 Jan 2014 18:58

jasonDWB wrote:I'm not sure his that would help.

If it's proof reading DWB HTML pages then I can just give them to you. But PHP scripts are edited in Zend.

Do either of you have this? http://www.gingersoftware.com/grammar-a ... tAodzTIA5A

It doesn't work on Apple but I'd like DWBs HTML files (not case law pages) proof read.
Nope, because I am the spelling/grammar checker.

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#34 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Schedule 12 » 28 Jan 2014 19:20

monkeynuts wrote:
So just screen shot run through OCR then is editable in word etc. The corrected text can then be saved as .txt or similar and can be copied and pasted into your php pages where needed! Save rewriting it all out again - and doesnt touch the coding

MS Word, oh crikey no! With all it's hidden characters and HTML junk it adds to source files when it saves them, that is a real no-no.
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#35 Re: Help wanted, proof reader

Post by Amy » 28 Jan 2014 21:33

So what's the answer then?

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