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Old 10-27-2009, 05:51 PM   #1
tjlytle
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Converting Online Documentation

I'd like to convert the documentation I read online into ebook format. For example:

Zend Framework Reference
Doctrine Project

I've had moderate success grabbing documentation from the Zend source code (simpler HTML than the public site), and running that through Calibre as single book (from a directory of files). However, for documentation that isn't available in a 'plain' HTML format, I'm not quite sure what to do.

It seems that I might be able to treat it as a new source, and write a recipe that parses an 'index' page for all the 'chapters' and then strips all but the actual content from the individual pages.

Has anyone done this kind of recipe? Am I on the right track?

Also, is there any way to get a recipe to generate a multi-level TOC (main TOC links to individual section TOCs)?
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