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Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:03 pm

Hi.
How to know what number of columns is appropriate for a publication?

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Post by Mike Truran » Mon Jun 27, 2016 11:02 pm

Beats the s**t out of me.

Why not do some research yourself before asking stupid questions?

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Post by Michael Farthing » Mon Jun 27, 2016 11:33 pm

That's what he is doing.
Not effectively, of course, because the people he is asking (us) have no more idea than he has :(

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Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Tue Jun 28, 2016 1:50 am

I thought there are some authors among you.

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Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Tue Jun 28, 2016 2:21 am

Mike Truran wrote:Beats the s**t out of me.

Why not do some research yourself before asking stupid questions?
How to do the research? I don't know what keywordd I am supposed to google. appropriate +colums+wordreturns how to make 2 colum layouts, but what I am asking for is, why some books have 2-column layout and some books/magazines have 3 column layout

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Post by Clive Blackburn » Tue Jun 28, 2016 8:17 am

Assuming that you are talking about a chess book, I think you need to decide first how many board diagrams you are going to use and how big they are.
If there are a lot of diagrams then they will probably fit better into a 2 column layout. With a single column, you would have a lot of white space on either side of the diagrams.
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Post by Clive Blackburn » Tue Jun 28, 2016 10:25 am

Clive Blackburn wrote:Assuming that you are talking about a chess book, I think you need to decide first how many board diagrams you are going to use and how big they are.
If there are a lot of diagrams then they will probably fit better into a 2 column layout. With a single column, you would have a lot of white space on either side of the diagrams.
The same applies to notation - lists of moves in a game will look much better in 2 columns
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Post by Roger de Coverly » Tue Jun 28, 2016 10:57 am

soheil_hooshdaran wrote: why some books have 2-column layout and some books/magazines have 3 column layout
I am sure there are numerous reasons, one of the simplest being of what looks best and wastes least space in the selected paper size.

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Post by Clive Blackburn » Tue Jun 28, 2016 11:24 am

soheil_hooshdaran wrote:Hi.
How to know what number of columns is appropriate for a publication?
I you know which publication it is intended for, just browse through some back copies and see what their usual format is
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Post by Jonathan Bryant » Tue Jun 28, 2016 8:50 pm

Mike Truran wrote: Why not do some research yourself before asking stupid questions?
Because starting threads is what that particular board user does.

6 of current most recent 18 threads in the General Chess Forum
8 of current most recent 8 threads in Chess Questions
8 of current most recent 20 threads in Not Chess.


A man should have a hobby, I suppose.

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Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Wed Jun 29, 2016 3:20 am

Jonathan Bryant wrote:
Mike Truran wrote: Why not do some research yourself before asking stupid questions?
Because starting threads is what that particular board user does.

6 of current most recent 18 threads in the General Chess Forum
8 of current most recent 8 threads in Chess Questions
8 of current most recent 20 threads in Not Chess.


A man should have a hobby, I suppose.

:(
You could make treads as well, if you are unhappy

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Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Fri Jul 01, 2016 4:20 am

Jonathan Bryant wrote:A man should have a hobby, I suppose.
And the hobby of some people is irritating others.

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