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Old 06-07-2013, 02:52 PM   #31
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Nope book title is gone.
Peter, Gone from ePubs only, or also gone from kepubs?
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Old 06-07-2013, 02:57 PM   #32
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Peter, Gone from ePubs only, or also gone from kepubs?
I'm not Peter, but I can tell you it is gone from epubs only. I actually like them, so I am glad that I have a format that has titles.
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Old 06-07-2013, 02:59 PM   #33
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Just the ePubs. kEpubs have always shown the title on the top line.
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Old 06-07-2013, 03:01 PM   #34
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Call me a pessimist, but I do not thnk we are likely to see many changes in epubs until there is movement on the kobo/adobe end from epub2 to epub3. I don't see kobo spending much in the way of developer time on epub2.
I really hope that isn't the case. The epub rendering bugs are the ones I really want to see fixed. I couldn't give a hoot about homescreens and storefronts.
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Old 06-07-2013, 03:17 PM   #36
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Ooooh - would anyone be kind enough to take a picture of the update on their Glo so I can see what the homepage looks like? Dying to see
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Old 06-07-2013, 03:27 PM   #37
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I'm not Peter, but I can tell you it is gone from epubs only. I actually like them, so I am glad that I have a format that has titles.
Actually it makes more sense to have the firmware allow a user to turn it on or off regardless of whether it is a kepub or epub! The limitations that Kobo is so bound and intent on sticking us with are just stupid. It makes more logical sense to give the user, ultimately the ones that really matter, the ability to turn on or off these features/options. Especially when I think the number one complaint from the majority is the ability to control what we want. This way the ones that like that feature/option get to enjoy it and the ones that don't like a particular feature/option can turn it off and forget about it for the rest of their life if its so desired! Why a simple line or two of coding seems to be so difficult for the kobo programmers to implement is beyond me!

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Old 06-07-2013, 03:31 PM   #39
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Is the space blank or used for text all the way up ?

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Old 06-07-2013, 03:32 PM   #40
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When you select the menu option on a Glo, the horizontal bar that is displayed just about touches the ascenders on the l's, t's and h's of the top line of text displayed.
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Thank you Peter

Tis really different . .. Is it quite intuitive? Can you make your own tiles?

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So when you turn off the menu, there is a blank space up there ?
I mean text does not go all the way up like it did up to firmware 2.5.1 ?

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Old 06-07-2013, 03:39 PM   #43
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Is the wasted space at the bottom of the screen still there when reading ePub? That's the space that's taken up for a menu that's not there when you read.
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So when you turn off the menu, there is a blank space up there ?
I mean text does not go all the way up like it did up to firmware 2.5.1 ?
I think there is still space that didn't exist in 2.5.1

I'm pretty sure the book I'm looking at was formatted in a way that would have the text go right to the top and now it doesn't....but it doesn't use as much space as the menu bar does, so some of it has been returned to text.
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Thank you Peter

Tis really different . .. Is it quite intuitive? Can you make your own tiles?
I'm with you, and I won't say "different," I'll say "ugly." I thought the full size cover display was bad before in sleep mode with the banner across the top... little did I know they could manage to make it worse.

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I think there is still space that didn't exist in 2.5.1

I'm pretty sure the book I'm looking at was formatted in a way that would have the text go right to the top and now it doesn't....but it doesn't use as much space as the menu bar does, so some of it has been returned to text.
Looks like I'll be skipping another firmware update.
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