|09-04-2011, 03:45 PM||#1|
Join Date: Aug 2011
Device: Might buy Kobo
Two columns of text, line down middle?
I just purchased a Kobo e-reader, mainly to read one specific book: Capitalism by George Reisman. It's a massive tome available freely online as a pdf on the authors site, and I didn't want to go blind trying to read all of the 1500 or so pages.
The problem is that I cannot convert it to epub properly on calibre, because within each page there are two lines of writing. They are separated by a space down the middle.
For example ........it carries
everything is.......on to the
written like..........other side
this. Then...........like this.
[Edit, my example didn't work out because the forum here edited my spacing for some reason. I added periods instead of spaces]
If my explanation doesn't make sense then just pull up a page in the book anywhere after around page 40 and have a look-see. http://www.capitalism.net/Capitalism...M_Internet.pdf
So when I convert to epub from pdf on calibre I get alternating lines that don't make sense.
Is this a known issue and is there a way to fix this without editing a 1500 page book line by line?
Last edited by chingu; 09-04-2011 at 03:48 PM.
|09-04-2011, 06:12 PM||#3|
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Device: EB 1150, EZ Reader, Literati, iPad 2
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