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Old 03-16-2011, 12:58 AM   #12
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Jeffrey A. Carver
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Device: Galaxy Tab 10.1, Nook HD+, and Windows Phone
My concern about splitting the map wasn't technical, it was about the user experience of trying to mentally combine the two. Given other concerns, I decided to go ahead and try a test conversion with split maps. I did it with tablet setting (no scaling). The result:
  • In Calibre viewer, it looks very nice, with each map section filling one page and a title line on the same page, no spurious blank pages.
  • On my Sony 700, each jpg nicely fills the screen. But the title lines show on separate pages from the map images.
  • In ADE for PC, the titles are separated and I see only a portion of each image. There seems no way to scroll down to see the rest of the image. Not good.
  • In Nook for PC, same as ADE. I don't have a Nook, so I don't know if that's just because the desktop software sucks.
  • In Sony PC software, the title line separates, but I can scroll the image down to see the whole thing.

Haven't tried doing a Mobi/Kindle yet. And have no idea what it'll look like on an iPad.

Obviously, I would like to find a compromise setting that works on as many devices as possible. Any suggestions on changes that might help?

Thanks.
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