This page contains links to all the Documentation and FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
files about the Distributed Proofreaders website.
Updated August 2, 2008
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The full details of the guidelines we use for formatting documents.
Printable (.pdf) two-page summary of the most commonly needed
formatting standards from the Formatting Guidelines, done as a big example!
Try the formatting quiz.
It is a great walk through the basic Guidelines for beginners and an excellent refresher for old hands.
Project Managers' FAQ
Information for new or aspiring Project Managers. (Project Managers are people who
manage the progress of a particular project ("book") through this site.)
Content Providers' FAQ
Overview for people who want to contribute material to be proofread on this site.
Basic information on scanners and how to use them, based on our experiences.
A page detailing currently available mentor projects.
Information for new and aspiring Post-Processors. (Post-Processors
process a particular project after it has been proofread and formatted
on this site (combining all the pages, making them consistent, fixing problems,
and submitting it to Project Gutenberg).)
Post-Processing Verification Guidelines
Information for Post-Processing Verifiers.
Information on how site translations work, including how to install and edit them.
Here you will find a list of feature requests and bugs.
You may add tasks after searching to see that the issue isn't already there.
Information and guidelines for developers.