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Old 05-02-2009, 09:28 AM   #1
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Exclamation KOVID PLEASE HELP chapter detection in any book

Hi, how I setup chapter detection in calibre?
which i can see in my prs-505 in table of contents?

It never work for me... Tell me what I must enter in calibre automatic detection please.

for example this book http://rapidshare.com/files/228254851/1984.txt

im using calibre under ubuntu linux version 0.5.10

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Old 05-02-2009, 10:05 AM   #2
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I suggest you try this copy of 1984 to convert using html2lrf and see how you get on.

http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks01/0100021h.html
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Old 05-02-2009, 12:44 PM   #3
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this doesn't solve my problem, i need books from:

pdb>txt>lrf (pdb2txt than calibre - txt to lrf)

or

pdb>lrf

!!!with table of contents in my prs-505!!!

what can i use under Linux?

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Old 05-04-2009, 01:18 PM   #4
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this doesn't solve my problem, i need books from:

pdb>txt>lrf (pdb2txt than calibre - txt to lrf)
I don't know what's in the .pdb file, so cannot comment on it. But in a plain text file, what do you look at (with your eyes when you browse the file) that tells you it's a new chapter? Are there a unique number of blank lines (i.e. consecutive "new line" characters) before the new chapter? Is it the word "Chapter"? I would think that you'd be able to set up a regular expression in Calibre that would catch one of those to indicate the beginning of a new chapter.

But, plain text files just do not lend themselves to an easy way to automatically detect a new chapter -- it's all text. A marked-up file in HTML is simply easier to deal with.
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Old 05-04-2009, 04:49 PM   #6
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yes its like this, plain text, no word chapter, im using book designer with chapter detection - no problem but i want something like calibre under linux:

těžce vykročil ke dveřím.

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Když už sahal na kliku, všiml si, že nechal na stole otevřený deník. Pryč s Velkým bratrem! s


pohnul, musel by je setřást.

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Winstonovi se zdálo o matce. Muselo mu být deset nebo jedenáct, když jeho matka zmizela.

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The only solution is to use the text markup to mark the chapters.
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and how i can do this? JSWolf give me advice please... where can i do text markup? in calibre? i dont see this option...

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Hi Yuki,

I had the same problem. If you're converting from text, the answer is actually really simple. Just "underline" the chapter headings by putting a row of dashes underneath and the conversion program will pick it up. like this:

Chapter1
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<content>

Chapter 2
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more information and a demo file here:

http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=32702

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Old 05-06-2009, 07:54 AM   #10
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u ROCKS!!!
THANKS, you spare me lot of troubles

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