|02-23-2011, 11:57 AM||#1|
Join Date: Jan 2011
Device: Kindle 2
words with "ll" convert to "l "
I'm converting a fan fiction novel that is written in .pdf *sigh* to epub and every time I convert it, no matter what Calibre settings I use (even checking/unchecking "keep ligatures"), every word with double L in it has the second L replaced with a space.
I have a Kindle, but I'm converting from pdf to epub so I can clean it up before sending to mobi. When I open the epub in Sigil, I notice this and it's everywhere.
Can someone help me out?
since it is a free fanfic, here is a link to the pdf I'm downloading: http://www.speedbumpstudios.com/chapters/JPHEC.pdf
Last edited by chyron8472; 02-23-2011 at 12:00 PM.
|02-23-2011, 01:58 PM||#2|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Device: WinMo: IPAQ; Android: HTC HD2, Archos 7o; Java:Gravity T
This is not going to be fixed until the new calibre pdf engine is ready. It is a bug in the poppler pdftohtml program calibre uses. The new pdf engine has a replacement for pdftohtml that I wrote that fixes this issue, but until it is ready, there is no fix.
Last edited by Starson17; 02-23-2011 at 02:00 PM.
|02-24-2011, 03:59 AM||#4|
Join Date: Sep 2010
Device: Kobo aura HD, Kobo Arc, Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 , Kindle for PC
best short term work-around is to use a different conversion program as per the linked threads. I had this issue a while back & found that most other programs work ok with the ll issue
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