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Old 09-29-2012, 03:20 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by cageybee View Post
Hi, I have imported a New Oxford Dictionary from Kindle for PC to Calibre and I have a Merriam-Webster collegiate dictionary which I imported into both kindle and Calibre. Both of these dictionaries are around 25MB. I can open both of these files in Kindle for PC, but can't open neither of them in Calibre.
Not surprising, calibre viewer is essentially a basic epub viewer and Mobi files go through a basic conversion before being viewed. Dictionaries are not books that lend themselves to easy conversion.

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It is telling me that I have a memory error, but I have 4GB of RAM on my PC.
You can say but I have 16GB of ram it still wouldn't change the fact that the OS is reporting that you ran out of memory.

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I have other .mobi ebooks in my Calibre library which are large in size, but I don't have any problems opening them.
Large vs complicated, two different things.

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Its also quite possible that the dictionary is too complex to allow the basic conversion that the calibre eViewer performs to complete successfully.
PeterT has it correct.
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