|03-25-2013, 10:20 PM||#1|
Join Date: Mar 2013
Device: Kindle Paperwhite
mobi to azw3 / azw3 to mobi
I understand that calibre will not get the functionality of writing the exth 113 or 503 fields. But why does it delete the fields when i convert the files from mobi to azw3 or azw3 to mobi. I will have to spend hours rebuilding my library due to calibre deleting them while i was changing file types so i could use send to kindle. Is there a way to stop this behavior get calibre to direct copy the fields between conversions?
|03-26-2013, 12:55 AM||#2|
creator of calibre
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Mumbai, India
For the same reason that it does not write them into files in the first place. Pretending to be a file that you are not is a horrible hack with the potential for unforseen complications that I am not going to support in calibre.
Any process that has the potential for significantly altering the internals of the file will not preserve the value of the 113 file.
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