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- Subject: Re: Labels
- From: "Jay-Scott Moylan" <moylan at emi_net>
- Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2001 23:47:16 -0500
- References: <004b01c0b62d$f501e6e0$c5e94382 at online_no> <14hrQo-1el48OC at fwd03_sul.t-online.com> <3AC0B134.BC0F1AEB at home_com> <037101c0ba15$6f99bdc0$1bacfc3f@donna>
I'm with Wright! I have always had a problem with trying to read
handwritten labels. I have great difficulty trying to read clear cursive,
never mind the scratch most people produce. I teach high school, and
require all students to print in my class! As for the difficulty of making
computer labels. I am afraid I have to harrumph a bit! (I am a
curmudgeon-in-training) All modern word processsing programs come with
label templates. The labels are not very expensive either. But, for all
who must write labels by hand because they don't have computers- PLEASE
PRINT!!!!! For all who label fish bags- watch out for careless spelling
errors!!!!! When you are writing a label for your fish, please take the
time to be sure the label is clear, legible, and accurate! Everyone will be
----- Original Message -----
From: "Donna M. Recktenwalt" <dmrecktenwalt at prodigy_net>
To: <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Saturday, March 31, 2001 1:55 PM
Subject: Re: Labels
> Well, I have to take exception to this, Wright, although I usually
> with almost everything you say.
> Not all folks HAVE computers, although many of us now do.
> Not all of those folks that HAVE computers have the Skills or the
> Software or the Inclination to work with them to produce printed labels.
> Yes, printed computer labels are much cleaner and easier to read, but
> people still make mistakes.
> I don't think we're ever going to eliminate the effor factor, although
> we should all try to always keep information about or fish as complete and
> accurate as we can.
> Off soapbox -
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Wright Huntley <huntley1 at home_com>
> To: <killietalk at aka_org>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2001 10:26 AM
> Subject: Labels (was Re: Where have all the ANN collections gone?)
> > "H.Wischmann" wrote:
> > >
> > > Hallo,
> > > I think the name 'Icasaue Forest' was made of a wrong written 'Kasawe
> > > Try to read handwritten names on Bags, You will know, how this
> > Good point Hubert. I spotted the same likely relationship.
> > There is little excuse, these days, for not printing labels from a
> > It is much quicker and easier than writing the data by hand, and you can
> > automatically include your name and a contact URL or phone #.
> > Writing on bags with felt markers is a bit hazardous, anyway. The
> > methylene chloride, benzine or whatever is used as solvent in magic
> > permanent markers leaks right through plastic bags. I can't believe that
> > is nice for the fish.
> > I use the free Avery patch to MS Word, which formats any standard label
> > pages. Putting several of each species on a sheet lets one have spares
> > tank labeling, etc. Editing is a snap, and you can even catch many
> > automatically if you put KMI or Killidata 2000 correct names into your
> > checker!
> > Always magic tape over the label for the club auction, unless you use a
> > laser printer. Inkjet printer labels tend to run, even my "waterproof"
> > Lexmark ones.
> > Wright
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