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Old 11-05-2011, 06:47 PM   #1
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Unhappy All html-files in misc folder, di I need to rebuild it from scratch?

Hi,

I bought an ebook, that is in a terrible mess.
- Footnotes are not linked and stand around in the middle of the text.
- No margins
- Terrible Layout

I wanted to work on the footnotes first, s they really bother me.
However all files are in a misc folder. Sigil doesn't want to do anything with them, except perhaps delete them, which is not helpful.

Do I have to rebuild from scratch, or is there a way, to move the files to the text directory including updating references?

Thank you for your help
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Old 11-05-2011, 08:48 PM   #2
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Do the files in the misc folder have proper extensions on them? The only time I have experienced this was when the .html was missing or the "html" file actually had an extension of .txt on them.
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Sorry dwanthny, I forgot to mention this, the have no extension.
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Sorry dwanthny, I forgot to mention this, the have no extension.
Fix those in the source (and Index) and all will be well
Sigil treats anything not .(x)html as Misc
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Old 11-06-2011, 07:00 AM   #5
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Fix those in the source (and Index) and all will be well
Sigil treats anything not .(x)html as Misc
Wonder what Calibre would do with it?

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It would leave the files exactly as they are, without extensions, in the misc folder.
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Old 11-06-2011, 07:58 AM   #7
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This issue has been fixed for the next release (0.5) there is currently no release date.
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Excellent!
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Perfect! Then I'll wait, I was on a book buying spree, so I am covered for some months
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It would leave the files exactly as they are, without extensions, in the misc folder.
not if you convert epub to mobi, then back again. in calibre
that process put all files where they should be - much quicker than fixing manually.
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Thank you, that did the trick! I am amazed, that all the styles survived!

I have to remember that.
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Thank you, that did the trick! I am amazed, that all the styles survived!

I have to remember that.
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