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Old 01-22-2015, 02:53 PM   #1
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Economist - Back Issues

Hi Calibre Community,

Big thanks to the developer Kovid Goyal! What a fantastic resource. I am using Calibre to download the Economist and send to my Kindle Paperwhite. Unfortunately, I missed a couple of issues from a few weeks ago and wanted to see if it was possible to modify the existing recipe to get a specific back issue. I can find the issue URL at http://www.economist.com/printedition/ followed by the date. I have read the forum posts here and it looks like a few years ago this was asked but not solved, but I did try out those recipes. Can anyone give guidance on how to get specific back issues for the Economist.

Thanks!
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Old 01-23-2015, 09:08 AM   #2
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Hi Calibre Community,

Big thanks to the developer Kovid Goyal! What a fantastic resource. I am using Calibre to download the Economist and send to my Kindle Paperwhite. Unfortunately, I missed a couple of issues from a few weeks ago and wanted to see if it was possible to modify the existing recipe to get a specific back issue. I can find the issue URL at http://www.economist.com/printedition/ followed by the date. I have read the forum posts here and it looks like a few years ago this was asked but not solved, but I did try out those recipes. Can anyone give guidance on how to get specific back issues for the Economist.

Thanks!
Interesting request! I can see how many folks would like that. In the meantime (I don't code recipes...) you can set Calibre to keep back issues, and you can set a windows task to start Calibre at a specific time each day. Not as good as what you requested but maybe close enough until someone can tweak the recipe.
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Old 01-24-2015, 02:24 PM   #3
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Thanks for the suggestions NSILMike! Unfortunately, I'm unable to keep a computer on for a prolonged period, otherwise that would fix it for sure.

In terms of a recipe, even if I had to modify a couple lines here or there to specify the edition that I want, that would be work. If anyone has some ideas I am willing to listen to theory and try and poke around on existing recipes.

I don't really agree with how the Economist distributes their subscriptions, I have the print and digital subscriptions but want to read on my Kindle which isn't an option (unless you want to give Amazon lots of money too), and browsing from a computer doesn't really have the mobility I am looking for. I don't always have access to the print edition because I travel, and it adds to things I have to carry when I travel. It seems I can't be alone on this desire to be able to download past issues.
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