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Subject: Calibre eBook Manual
Date Posted: 5/11/2012 8:20 AM ET
Member Since: 9/19/2006
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Free Kindle ebook at Amazon>>>>Calibre - the E-Book Tool - First Steps, Tips & Tricks

I've stumbled along for several years using Calibre and finally here's a guide that's been created!

I haven't read it yet but I'm looking forward to learning about all the neat things that I've probably been missing.

I don't have a Kindle nor do I want to sit and read it from my computer.  I opened the PC Kindle app on my computer and downloaded the ebook to my PC.  I then added the book to my Calibre library and converted it to ePub and PDF.  I just finished printing it out and now have a hardcopy which I can read and highlight and I've also put it on my Nook!

 

Date Posted: 5/11/2012 10:00 AM ET
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This is great Jeanette!  I'm like you - been feeling my way around and making it work somehow.  Looking forward to converting this to my NOOK!

Date Posted: 5/11/2012 10:35 AM ET
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I've downloaded it too, but do remember that the reviewer says that the harder subjects in the book still just point to the on-line Caliber documentation.

For the easier stuff, I think it'll be a help. But for the harder subject, we'll all still have to go on-line and look things up. And Calibre gets updated a lot. So I don't know how long the ebook will be useful.

You can always ask things here, and at MobileRead, though. I find searching the web site less than helpful, unfortunatly.

Date Posted: 5/11/2012 1:43 PM ET
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Dear Author has a good article on customizing Calibre. I added a column to sort by books I've read (or not) based on their directions. All of DA's eBook articles are indexed in a separate tab.