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Post 1

Ausnahmsweise, wie üblich (Consistently inconsistent)

Hi Richy,

I see you have been given my Celestial Nav. entry to edit. I hope it isn't out of line for me to contact you at that this stage. Since it was receommended and after you took your copy, I attempted some ascii art to show the azimuth and intercept. It's within a tab block, so it should be OK, except I used an un-escaped back slash. Do you want this piece of text?

I also discovered an excellent entry here ...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/alabaster/A617195


I think a link would be good - not sure from where in my entry though.

Please feel free to clen up my mixture of "you do this" , "you do the other" and "the conscientous skipper". I am, after all, consistently inconsistent smiley - smiley

Awu


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Post 2

Richy

Hey there,

Not a problem at all to contact me. I spoke with Anna, unfortunatly, we aren't allowed to put ASCII art into the edited guide smiley - sadface Sorry about that.

As far as that link, I will be sure to include that in the entry, I am sure I will find an appropriate place.

Enjoy!
--Richy


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Post 3

Ausnahmsweise, wie üblich (Consistently inconsistent)

Richy,

Thanks. The "ascii art" was a bit messy anyway. It's just that it's so hard to describe some things in words.

Awü


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Post 4

Richy

I know what you mean about explaining that all... Way over my head smiley - winkeye


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Post 5

Ausnahmsweise, wie üblich (Consistently inconsistent)

Richy,

I could send the diagram directly to you if you think it would help. For example, if you think you have to expand on (or rewrite) my explanation to aid with the reader's understanding.

Where did you get lost? (No pun intended.)

I tried to get some feed back from our Tech. Pubs people at work (they are used to turning vague notes on abstract topics into meaningful user guides), but they were too busy lately.

Awu.


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Post 6

Richy

Conceptually, it makes sense. It is just without a picture, makes it harder to visualize the exactness of it. Another option might be linking to an outside site that talks about it.


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Post 7

Ausnahmsweise, wie üblich (Consistently inconsistent)

Richy,
This doesn't look to bad in "preview". Just replace the ...'s with spaces.
Awu


D.R. Position.
.....X
.....|
.....|........|...:
.....|...: 8 nautical miles
.....|...:
.....|.../
.....|
---------- Small part of position circle.
.....|
.....:
.....:
.....:
.....V

To sun's G.P.


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