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Old 06-19-2011, 09:41 AM   #1
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Hi all...beginner question about Preferences...

Hi everyone, just bought my 1st e-reader this weekend (nook). I'm trying to figure out how to add in a plug-in. The threads and calibre user manual talk about "Preferences" (i.e. go to Preferences>plugins, etc. ). I don't know where to find Preferences. I don't see it on my toolbar so I don't even know where to begin. The buttons that I see at the top are: Add books, Edit Metadata, Convert Books, View, Send to Device, Library, Device, Fetch News, Save to Disk, Connect/Share, Remove Books. Is there something that I'm missing or need to do to get the Preferences button to show up?

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Old 06-19-2011, 09:46 AM   #2
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To the right of what you've described you should have three more buttons: "Save to disc", "Connect/Share", "Preferences". Perhaps your window isn't large enough to display the entire toolbar?
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Thanks! I just figured it out...I hit Control P and the menu came up where I could configure my toolbar to show Preferences (among other things)...I'm all set....
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Old 06-19-2011, 09:23 PM   #4
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Hi newnookie and welcome to MobileRead
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Old 06-20-2011, 08:15 AM   #5
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Good to have your company, NewNookie. There's a Nook-dedicated sub forum here, by the way, if you need quick advice in plain English from experienced Nookers. Happy e-reading and best wishes. Neil
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