Questions tagged [epub]

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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Microsoft Edge has stopped opening EPUB files

Yesterday, MS Edge was working beautifully, opening all EPUB files. Today, Edge has stopped opening EPUB files at all. Are all my annotations lost? Is there any way to get it to open EPUB files again?...
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How do you export annotations from an EPUB file done in Microsoft Edge?

For me, the best thing about Edge was that It allowed you to open EPUB files as you shall open PDFs in Chrome as well as add your own Annotations (notes, underlines, comments, highlights, etc ), ...
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Convert epub file to pdf : are there new solutions with a high quality converting?

I would like if threre are new solutions to convert with high-quality an EPUB file to get a PDF. I read the following post which tells that best converting is performed with "calibre" : convert epub ...
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Cropping PDFs for EPUB conversion using BRISS, Ghostscript and/or Calibre

I have a PDF file which is OCRed. I would like to convert it to epub. The main problem is that I'd like to crop my pdf so I do not have duplicate Headers or Page Numbers in my epub. I have tried first ...
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Calibre: difference between print to PDF and conver to PDF

I'm trying to convert an EPUB/AZW3 to PDF. And there're 2 options 1. Print to PDF from the side bar of book view There are only a few options, but the rendering is very good (without unncessary ...
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Calibre: how to avoid unnecessary new pages (page breaks) when converting ePub/AZW3 to PDF?

I'm trying to convert a azw3 to PDF, using Calibre. The pages in calibre looks fine: However, when convert to PDF, the pages becomes To be specific, code and images generate too much unnecessary ...
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How to slice an epub into smaller volumes?

Some Microsoft books, and O'Reilly as well, are on the excessive side. Starting from PDF, calibre can conver to epub easily. Or, some are available as epub and even mobi. Dealing only with `epub' ...
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Difficulty Handling XML Version of the United States Code

So I've been trying to put the United States Code (offered here from the U.S. House of Representatives) so that I can hopefully get it to a point where I can put it into an ebook format (either ePub ...
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How can I convert ePub files to RTF format?

I want to convert a text in .epub format to .rtf format. How can I do it? Even when preserving images is preferred, .epub files are often composed only of text, so any methods that ignore images ...
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Is there a way to use ebook-convert to split an epub into chapters

Im looking for a way to take a book as an epub file and break it up into a series of smaller epub files for each chapter? I am aware of the other available options with Sigil and the Epubsplit plugin ...
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PDF versus epub versus mobi files

What are the differences between PDF versus epub versus mobi files, in terms of supported functionality, and what software supports such functions and how? I ask because I am interested in publishing ...
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How to read an ACSM file on Linux?

So, I needed the Semantics Engineering with PLT Redex textbook to complete a homework assignment this week. I needed it in a digital format because I'm going to POPL 2016 tomorrow and I can't have it ...
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How to hide content from Epub on Sigil

I'm using Sigil 0.7.4 to make something like this Epub: http://www.jw.org/download/?issue=201508&output=html&pub=km&fileformat=EPUB&alllangs=0&langwritten=E&txtCMSLang=T&...
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Search for a specific file in a set of folders. If that file is the only one in the folder, delete the folder

I have a very large eBook library. The structure is as follows: /Library /Author Name /Book Name /{.pdf .mobi .epub eBook files}, {.opf metadata files}, {.jpg book cover files} ...
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convert epub to pdf with original (print) formatting?

I really hate .epub format. I have tried several online and downloaded tools to convert some .epub books I have to PDF, but it still is unsatisfactory as the original page breaks are not preserved and ...
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Zip epub using 7zip and issue with exlude file

I've many epub as folders need to convert it to .epub compressed so i created bash script to that ..which are compress the epub folder to zip then rename it to .epub using 7-zip btw i was try to use ...
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How to generate a table of contents when converting from LaTeX to EPUB using Pandoc?

I'm converting a LaTeX document into an EPUB ebook: pandoc input.tex -o output.epub Everything works fine, however the ebook has a broken TOC: It contains only one item - the book's title. How can I ...
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How to download EPUBs from Calibre with iPhone?

Straightforward way is not working. I have installed Calibre on my Ubuntu server and loaded 1 book to it. Initially it was FB2 format, but Calibre was able to convert it to EPUB. Now I AM ABLE to ...
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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 [closed]

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 the tutorial Build a digital book with EPUB to create an ePUB file.  The mimetype file contains only application/epub+zip and should not be compressed.  However, the zip commands that were ...
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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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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 me how ...
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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 [closed]

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 form....
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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 ...