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Right Justified Books

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I would benefit from right justified books, because it would make it easier to remember which line I had just read so that I didn't make the mistake as much of reading the same line twice.

In my constant struggle to make sense out of the language used by the many bananas I have run into in my life, I have developed the ability to give nonsense a chance and to continue listening/reading while I simultaneously consider multitudinous possibility trees for ways left turns could make sense. In the process I have learned to plow ahead even when things give every sign of being ludicrous.

But if each line started at a different location on the page, I think I would more easily be able to remember which line I was supposed to read next by remembering the shape of the left margin.

JesusHChrist, Mar 25 2016

http://printwiki.org/Quadding [Ian Tindale, Mar 26 2016]


       [+] It appears to me that you went to great effort to make some of those sentences seem like you were inserting nonsense words until I got to the end of the sentence, demonstrating your point in a small way...
scad mientist, Mar 26 2016

       Oh, and if it would actually be a significant help to you and many other's, I'd be fine with giving up left justification.
scad mientist, Mar 26 2016

       I'm pretty sure Arabic books are right-justified. Hebrew books, too. Possibly Sanskrit, also. WKTE, that is....
Vernon, Mar 26 2016

       The term you're looking for is "flush right" or perhaps "ragged left", and is common in Arabic, Hebrew, etc as [Vernon] mentions.
tatterdemalion, Mar 26 2016

       How about "line numbers" on each page?
xenzag, Mar 26 2016

       tatterdemalion, — additional to your list: “ranged right”, and one you don’t see these days “quad right” (I’m an ex typesetter operator (a Bobst Eurocat)).
Ian Tindale, Mar 26 2016

       // Right Justified Books //   

       So, not an NRA-sponsored Trump election leaflet, then ?
8th of 7, Mar 26 2016

       // make it easier to remember which line I had just read so that I didn't make the mistake as much of reading the same line twice. //   

       BeeLine Reader's technology is what you want. Unfortunately, the "technology" is under a patent that won't be expiring anytime soon. Quotation marks because it consists only of coloring the text with a gradient that's different on each line, such that the end of one line and the beginning of the next are the same color, which is different from the colors the adjacent lines start with.
notexactly, Mar 30 2016


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