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Old 08-27-2011, 10:31 PM   #1
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Character error when converting to .MOBI

I just started using Calibre, but I've already gotten PDF files to convert well enough for me to be able to use them. Unfortunately I'm having trouble converting a few of the PDFs. Every time the character ' appears in the PDF, Calibre places a " in the final .MOBI file. I've tried messing with input and output settings but it doesn't seem to have really helped. I am also unaware of any way to edit .MOBI files. Can anyone give some helpful suggestions as to what I should do?
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Old 08-28-2011, 12:01 AM   #2
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Does http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=118605 help?
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Sadly it does not.
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Every time the character ' appears in the PDF, Calibre places a " in the final .MOBI file.
Have you tried using search&replace? Copy ' from the code-preview for the regex, and type in ' in the replacement text.
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I just started using Calibre, but I've already gotten PDF files to convert well enough for me to be able to use them. Unfortunately I'm having trouble converting a few of the PDFs. Every time the character ' appears in the PDF, Calibre places a " in the final .MOBI file. I've tried messing with input and output settings but it doesn't seem to have really helped. I am also unaware of any way to edit .MOBI files. Can anyone give some helpful suggestions as to what I should do?
Convert to ePub, edit the ePub and then convert to Mobi. Or convert to HTML, edit the HTML, and then convert to Mobi.
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