Electronic Publications (ePUB) is a free and open e-book standard by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). Files have the extension .epub.

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how to search an epub document for a specific word (in windows)?

I have a document in epub format open in Firefox, but can't find any option to search for a specific word. It only has option to search within the page currently viewed, not the whole document. Is ...
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Keep/synch Adobe Digital Editions's notes, highlights and and bookmarks

I have bought a book and I'm using Adobe Digital Editions. I loved it for using PDF and ePub instead of proprietary formats and allowing us to store our books locally and read them offline. I must ...
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Dive into Python 3 - convert to ePUB

The ebook Dive into Python 3 is available on GitHub. This script creates the HTML and PDF versions. Is it possible to generate an ePUB version from this on Linux?
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What are the possible tools to convert from pdf to epub?

I know similar questions have been asked before, but before marking it as duplicate, let me explain. I just bought a .pdf ebook online and would like to have it as a .epub instead. I usually use ...
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epub editor or generator for Linux

I'd like to create e-book files in the .epub format. I already have the text with some formatting (as .html, .doc, .rtf etc.), and I need an editor (preferably WYSIWYG) in which I can make these ...
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Are epub or mobi files safe to open?

I am wondering about the scripting and such capabilities within epub and mobi files. I see that there are free programs to open them such as Calibre or in a web browser. Is it similar to a pdf, where ...
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Zipping Epub: Mimetype file should contain only the string “application/epub+zip”

I followed this tutorial to create an epub file. The mimetype file only contains application/epub+zip and should not be compressed. However, the zip commands that were recommended to achieve the ...
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How to remove pages from an ebook (and change the TOC accordingly)

I have a relatively large epub file with a toc where I am interested in only a fraction of the pages. (More specifically it is a complete spell directory for an rpg and I want to keep only the spells ...
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Encoding Issue in Notepad and ePub Files

Whenever I open a text file in notepad or an epub file in Mobi Pocket Reader, all the apostrophes appear as Chinese characters. In the .epub files, many of the capital letters are replaced by Chinese ...
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How to preserve original formatting in an epub file

After converting a basic doc file to an html file and thereafter converting it to an epub file, certain parts of my original format is getting disturbed. For example certain paragraphs are not coming ...
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Getting chapters to start on a new page in a pandoc-generated PDF

%Title %Author #Header 1 Lots of words. #Header 2 More words. ##Level 2 header The above text can be turned into an EPUB file for e-readers with pandoc -o output.epub input.mkd, and it can be ...
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PDF and EPUB from one source? [closed]

I am an author of a free e-book which I distribute both in PDF, (X)HTML, and EPUB formats. Currently I generate (by scripts written by me) HTML and EPUB from source XHTML files, and PDF from an ...
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Are there any mac epub readers that support vertical scrolling?

I find it much easier scrolling down on to the next page, rather than going left to right. Does anyone know if there are any epub readers that suppor this?
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How to add DRM to EPUB?

I would like to add (not remove) DRM to an EPUB file? How would I do it? Preferably on OS X. I tried Gooogling but (all) of them are about removing DRM from EPUB.
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How to convert DJVU's to PDF in calibre?

Im trying to use Calibre to upload some ebooks to my Kobo ebooks reader. When trying to do that, Calibre first tries to convert the file to EPUB but fails in this step. The uploaded files are EPUB ...
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Why is my external stylesheet ignored in in a Word-generated (and severely cleaned) epub?

Situation is that I am working in Sigil, creating epub's from filtered HTML files generated from MS Word. After the generation, I clean out all the junk I can recognize in the HTML file, and move the ...
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Are iBooks ePub files encrypted?

I tried to open an iBooks ePub file with Adobe Digital Editions... and it came as like 100 blank pages. Is this a sign that it is encrypted, and if so, how do I decrypt it to plain text?
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Size of PDF vs Epub

Are there any rulrs-of-thumb egarding size of Epub vs pdf with the same content? I'm well aware that this depends on the content, encoding, compression and so on, but for e. g a 3mb pdf report on ...
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Is it possible to create interactive pages in epub format?

As part of a school project, I'm trying to create a small interactive e-booklet using the EPUB(3) format. It needs be readable (and "interactable") on both a Windows and Android reader. I'm having no ...
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How do we make PDFs reflowable?

I read news that Adoble released some Mobile SDK that would make PDFs reflowable. Is such technology out yet? Does involve converting a standard PDF to a reflowable? If so, how do we do it? Or is it ...
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What is the easiest way to determine the length of a ebook (in epub and such)?

I'm interested in an way to determine the character count of the text of a ebook (epub, mobi, fb2) that is easier then converting it to plain text. A simple win32 utility or a site with drag and drop ...
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How do I install Sigil on Fedora 17?

I want to use Sigil, which isn't in the official repositories. First I added a repository called home_xwaver and installed it from there, but it started throwing errors, unable to save a book. I found ...
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How can I convert PDF ebooks to Epub format? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Convert PDF to ePub I have some digital books in PDF format but now I want to read them on my iPhone so I have to convert them to ePub format, could anyone please tell ...
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Saving entire hiearchy of web pages and contents [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recursively saving web pages I remember I had found a utility a while back that basically enabled me to save an entire hierachy of webpages as a single "book". I was ...
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Looking for software that will batch convert a folder tree containing CHM files in different folders to EPUB

I have a folder tree with varying folder levels and within each folder are a number of CHM files (Compiled HTML files). I would like a tool to batch convert all of these to EPUB (book) by just ...
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How can I convert a Daisy-formatted ebook to epub? [closed]

I own a Kobo Touch, and there are some books available online in the Daisy format that I'd like to read on my Kobo. The book is also available in PDF format, but I'd much rather have it in epub ...
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Transform Eclipse Help plugin (DITA) to EPUB or PDF

I'm using Oxygen XML Author plugin for Eclipse (fully functional 30 day trial), and I want to convert (transform) sample Eclipse help file plugin to epub or PDF, to be able to view in on my ereader. ...
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ePub Reader in Firefox

Sorry if am being stupid, it just caught my eyes and was wondering what story could be behind it. I just installed ePub Reader add-on to Firefox 7 and when I opened an ePub file, the url shows: ...
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Are there any alternatives to Sigil? [closed]

I have been using Sigil to edit epub (eBook format) files. However, it is excruciatingly slow on Windows and Linux. After doing some research, I found other people are complaining about it too. ...
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How to convert websites into Kindle documents?

I want to convert a set of websites into a Kindle document. So far I have managed to convert the web sites into epub via ECub and from there into Mobi via Calibre, but unfortunately I am losing all ...
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Convert HTML files to PDF, ePub and Mobi without any fuss?

I'm writing documentation for a WordPress template I've made. I'd like to be able to provide documentation in HTML, PDF, ePub and Mobi formats without having to spend any time tweaking each format ...
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How can I convert PDF files to ePub format? [duplicate]

I have a CD of PDF files, is there a way I can convert them to ePub files? Is there an online/desktop tool that will allow me to do that?
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iPad: How to sync/backup notes and highlights from a PDF/epub read on iBooks?

For books purchased on the iBooks store, it seems that notes and highlights are automatically synced with Apple's servers. My problem is that I read quite a lot of PDFs or epub files which were not ...
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Ebook stamper for ePub and/or Kindle formats?

I've published an ebook in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. I sell this ebook DRM free and take what I consider a friendlier/less obtrusive approach of using a service to "stamp" the customer's name and ...
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Portable Application (Software) for reading Epub in Windows XP

I need a program that can display EPUB documents and which does NOT need to be instaleld (i.e., portable application) for Windows XP. I've seen other similar threads: ePub reader for Windows but the ...
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Best way/format to convert a PDF to be able to read on android?

I have a pdf ebook, a Technical book that conatins a lot of code. Reading it as pdf is slow plus reflowing text in the pdf reader removes all the formatting. I tried converting it to epub using ...
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Windows 7 ebook reader with cloud syncing - .mobi, .epub, .pdf [closed]

What software are available for reading .mobi, .epub and .pdf files on a Windows 7 PC? (free or paid) Cloud syncing features would be great - to have all my books and annotations synced across several ...
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Remove DRM from ePub Files?

I have a bunch of ePub files that I have bought from Barnes & Noble that I'd like to be able to read in my Kindle App. Is there anyway to do this? UPDATE for those who are lecturing me on the ...
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create epub formatted for iPhone

I'd like to create an ePub book formatted to the iPhone's screen specs. Can you point me to resources?? Note that CALIBRE doesn't have iPhone resolution presets and does a straight convert. I'd like ...
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What's the benefit of ePub over other ubiquitous formats?

With the recent eBook reader craze (iPad, Kindle, et al.) this newfangled format called ePub seems to have caught on when other established formats already exist: PDF: for fixed, page-centric layout ...
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easiest way to (download and) convert HTML-structures into EPUB?

How would one (download and) convert HTML-structures into EPUB (or any other format suitable for the Sony PRS-505 reader)? My question is not how to convert a single HTML file into an EPUB file, as ...
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Can I transfer .epub to the kindle via usb?

Hey, I'm just in love with the new Kindle 3. Is it currently possible to transfer my epub files to the device via usb? I know, it's not allways been working...
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Convert PDF to ePub

I would like to convert a PDF file to ePub format for reading it on an iPhone. Is there an online/desktop tool that will allow me to do that?
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CHM to EPUB Converter [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software to convert CHM files to EPUB/Kindle I recently bought an iriver ebook reader but it doesn't support chm files. I have bought a bunch of O'Reilly books and with ...
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Software to convert CHM files to EPUB/Kindle

I'm trying to decide whether to buy a Kindle 2, now that it's available in Europe. One thing I would like to do with it is put several Windows help files on it (e. g. the Python documentation). Is ...
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How do I convert a text file to the EPUB format?

I have a bunch of book length text files I'd really like to read on my EPUB reader (as it happens FBReaderJ). What would be the best route to convert them? I have access to Mac OS X and Linux ...