Tutorials

Keith Vincent, CSR
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Eclipse Automatic Number Conversion, 2nd Edition
 

Price:  $69.95

About 2 hours of video presentations
.3 NCRA Continuing Education Units
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      Revised and expand, this tutorial shows you how to adjust your user settings and fine-tune your dictionaries so that, whatever your writing style, Total Eclipse can translate your numbers beautifully.  

Please note:
All videos run from CD-ROM disks and can be played on your computer even while Eclipse is being used.

Tutorial Outline:
Audio/Visual Tips
How the Video Player Works
Introduction
1.  First Things First
    
A Quick Demo of Automatic Number Conversion
     Reporter-Compatible Software for All Writing Styles
     Adjust your System Before Adjusting your Writing
     Backup Before Going Forward
2.  Fine-Tuning your Numbers Settings
     Process ‘And’ as a Number?
     Ignore Written Numbers?
     Digits?  Written Out?
     Time Transcription
     Conversions Based on Number of Digits
     User-Defined Templates
3. Fine-Tuning your Dictionary
     Dictionary Essentials
     Dictionary Filtering
     Conversion Triggers, e.g., {#N} vs. {#G}
     Measures
     Times
     Dates
     Hyphens, Slashes, and Fractions
     International Currency
     Dictionary Build
          Basics for Number Bar Haters
          Basics for Number Bar Lovers
          Units of Measure
          International Currency
4. Troubleshooting
     5-miles instead of 5 miles?
     5,000 and 50 -- not 5,050?
     Digits turned into word numbers?
     A big number, but not Phone or Social Security?
     Globals, Conflicts, and Number Conversion After Translation
Obtaining Continuing Education Credits
     How to Obtain NCRA Continuing Education Credits
     Test 1:  Multiple Choice - 25 Questions
     Test 2:  True or False - 50 Questions
          Note:  Two tests are offered.  Take whichever one you prefer.
          You can even take both tests, but double credit is not available.