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Old 05-27-2008, 09:53 AM   #1
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Ballard, W.T.: Dealing Out Death, 27 May 2008

ADDED: Version 2 is actually a BookDesigner version, with hot links to the chapters. This version has two different pieces of artwork added.

The other version was uploaded earlier and has been available for about 3 months. That version was assembled using calibre, also a very fine program.

Take your pick.

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This title was released under a Creative Commons License, with additional acknowledgement placed at the end of the book. Book was acquired from Munseys, BUT REFORMATED BY ME TO MY SPECIFICATIONS.
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This is my FIRST BOOK formatted by me using calibre.

There is no TOC - someone needs to HOLD MY HAND and tell me how to do this. When I had only numbers for the chapter headings, there was no new page break in the text. When I added the word "Chapter" before a number, then suddenly I have page breaks. I also changed the font. I have NO IDEA why I now have page breaks, but at least I have page breaks.

I'm not a programmer....so, if someone wants to help me and if this person can communicate to me in fully developled sentences - using the English language - then I'll listen to your helpful suggestions.

I like the way the type and the spacing between words looks in calibre, and I like this look somewhat better than what I can do with BookDesinger. I like the ease of BookDesinger; but then again, I've assembled almost 300 books using that program.

W.T. Ballard was a great pulp writer, writing both mysteries and westerns. If you like the tough school of hardboiled detective fiction, then you should take a look at this.

In the meantime, if I do get the help I need on producing a TOC, and in understanding how to control chapter page breaks (new pages), then I'm going to continue to experiment with calibre.

I hope you enjoy this fun mystery.


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