|04-08-2013, 05:33 AM||#1|
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Vignola, Modena, Italy
regenerate cover for PDF books
When adding a pdf book to calibre, a cover is generated from the first page of the pdf. Is there a way to force cover regeneration, maybe after you had edited (mostly cropped) the first page of the pdf? Or should you delete and reimport from scratch?
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Last edited by Dr. Drib; 01-07-2014 at 12:02 PM.
|04-08-2013, 05:56 AM||#2|
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: NSW Australia
What I do is :
If the generated cover is 'basically right" then I edit the cover (trim most often) in the book folder using Irfanview via the Open With plug in, and then use the Resize Cover plug in. I try to avoid altering the PDF, as its usually the 'original' source.
I'm not too fussy about covers, consistent size in Book Details is all I worry about, and a lot of my 'books' don't have covers so I generate one using one of a small set of images that convey top level genre.
Last edited by BetterRed; 04-08-2013 at 06:32 AM.
|04-08-2013, 07:45 AM||#3|
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Sydney, Australia
Device: Kobo: Touch, Glo, Aura H2O
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