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Old 01-28-2012, 03:27 PM   #1
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How to adjust table spacing/lines in Calibre conversion?

I just did my first conversion with Calibre from Open Office doc to mobi for my kindle. It went very well but the tables now show up as double-spaced text in Kindle with no borders. How do I adjust this? I turned on debugging so I've got all the intermediate output.

Can I change stuff in Open Office or do I need to tweak stuff in the middle of the process and import it as HTML?

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Old 02-18-2012, 12:55 PM   #2
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I, too, would like to know how to convert documents with tables. The column widths always get changed.
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Old 02-19-2012, 12:56 AM   #3
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The MOBI format has very limited support for tables. Dont expect to have a good experience converting tables to MOBI.
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Hi David,

Thanks for your response. Calibre is an excellent piece of software and I know you spend a lot of time supporting and improving it and I thank you for that.

But why does it behave that way it does with tables? I set up my word processor for a document width of 3". In my latest table conversion attempt I created a 3" wide table with three 1" columns. Why can't Calibre recognize that and maintain the column widths?
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Old 02-25-2012, 12:04 AM   #5
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The MOBI format has very limited support for tables. Dont expect to have a good experience converting tables to MOBI.
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The MOBI format has very limited support for tables. Dont expect to have a good experience converting tables to MOBI.
Well then, I guess I'm barking up the wrong tree, so to speak. I should be complaining to Amazon.

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