The problem with PDF conversions isn't to do with Calibre it's the PDF. PDF is crap to convert from. Sent from my iPhone On 29 Aug 2013, at 19:18, "Simon MacDonald" <simonmacdonald at uk2.net> wrote: > I agree about Calibre - I use it as a conversion tool, but it's a bit flaky > on epub ->pdf conversions. > > I use Kindle's previewer - it allows you to see it in various Kindle device > views and converts epub to mobi on the fly . > http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html?ie=UTF8&docId=1000234621 > > But again, Sigil is good - has a built in editor or edits xhtml mode, but > you have to code your own css. > > Regards > > Simon > > > > -----Original Message----- > From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org > [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Chris Price > Sent: 29 August 2013 17:38 > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > Subject: Re: [thelist] E-book authoring > > I used this tutorial to build epub and mobi: > http://www.jedisaber.com/eBooks/formatsource.shtml > > I've hand coded the books I've produced so that I get precisely the result > I'm after. The first one took ages but once I'd got a template it was much > easier to do. Because its pure xhtml/css you could edit it in a standard > html text editor but some of the formatting will be ignored. I use Calibre > to convert ePub to mobi. > > > On 29 August 2013 14:48, Barney Carroll <barney.carroll at gmail.com> wrote: > >> Can anybody recommended any decent material on how to format and >> structure epub with regards to what's applicable in the current e-reader > market? >> >> Regards, >> Barney Carroll >> >> barney.carroll at gmail.com >> +44 7429 177278 >> >> barneycarroll.com >> -- >> >> * * Please support the community that supports you. * * >> http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ >> >> For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and >> archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, >> evolt ! > > > > -- > > Kind Regards > > Chris.Price > @Choctaw.co.uk <http://%5C%5Cchoctaw.co.uk/> > 0777 629 0227 > > Design is my native language > > Choctaw Media Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales (04627649) > -- > > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives > of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt ! > > -- > > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester > and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org > Workers of the Web, evolt !