|01-12-2014, 03:47 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jan 2014
Device: iPad AND PC w Calibre
CALIBRE vs iPad image handling
I am told (?) iPad automatically scales images to fill width, and Calibre does not. This internal handling of images accounts for the difference of views.
Can anyone confirm or deny this?
|01-12-2014, 04:22 PM||#2|
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: South Georgia
Device: Nook Color / Nook HD+ / Surface Pro 4
Shouldn't you ask this is the Calibre section?
|01-12-2014, 08:38 PM||#3|
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: San Borja (Lima), Peru
Device: Kinndle: Oasis 3G, Voyage WiFi;FireHD; Kobo: Aura One, Glo HD
As noted, the General Discussion forum concerns itself with "discussions about e-book reading not specific to a device, software or format."
Moved to the calibre forum.
|01-13-2014, 02:13 AM||#4|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Southern Sweden, far out in the quiet woods
I don't know how ipads scale images, but calibre scales bitmapped images according to the output profile. Some output profiles, for tablets, disable scaling. Using calibre it is easy to create a book with images that are nicely scaled for a specific device. But not for all devices.
|01-13-2014, 05:40 AM||#5|
US Navy, Retired
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: North Carolina
Device: Nexus 7
I am sure that the iPad also respects the html in the epub book. Images are used for all sorts of things in books and any reader that indiscriminately automatically scales images to fill the width would drastically alter the intention of many images.
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