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Old 04-02-2014, 02:44 PM   #91
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hi I just came across this I know its a old post but I was wondering if this works for Windows as well I have version 8
Being AppleScripts, which are specific to Mac OS, they won't work on Windows.
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Being AppleScripts, which are specific to Mac OS, they won't work on Windows.
do you know any Windows ones
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I have an ePub output from Scrivener that I want to add a title and copyright page to. I plan to use Dreamweaver.
Q: Does the ePub get structured (for reading by Kindle for example) based on the alphabetical order of the individual .xhtml files zipped into it ?
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I have an ePub output from Scrivener that I want to add a title and copyright page to. I plan to use Dreamweaver.
Q: Does the ePub get structured (for reading by Kindle for example) based on the alphabetical order of the individual .xhtml files zipped into it ?
No it does not. It gets the reading order from the spine section in the OPF. Read about ePub in our wiki.

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I have an ePub output from Scrivener that I want to add a title and copyright page to. I plan to use Dreamweaver.
Q: Does the ePub get structured (for reading by Kindle for example) based on the alphabetical order of the individual .xhtml files zipped into it ?
You would be a lot better off using calibre.
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You would be a lot better off using calibre.
Ok .. I'll check that out. I've been using calibre for a while with my Kindle.

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A beginner I am not, but I cannot get v3 to do anything, when I run it it keeps asking what type of unzipping I want, and then there is no visible zip/unzip options, and "Edit Script" does nothing. I guess the manual zip instructions in the first posts were also written inaccurately, unless they are supposed to run after I do "cd 79239729.epub", but even then... I don't know, I was expecting this
zip -X0 <quoted form of ePubFilePath> mimetype

to look more like

zip -X0 <quoted form of ePubFilePath> <quoted form of ePubFilePath>/mimetype

Perhaps I am even more ignorant than I thought!
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A beginner I am not, but I cannot get v3 to do anything, when I run it it keeps asking what type of unzipping I want, and then there is no visible zip/unzip options, and "Edit Script" does nothing. I guess the manual zip instructions in the first posts were also written inaccurately, unless they are supposed to run after I do "cd 79239729.epub", but even then... I don't know, I was expecting this
zip -X0 <quoted form of ePubFilePath> mimetype

to look more like

zip -X0 <quoted form of ePubFilePath> <quoted form of ePubFilePath>/mimetype

Perhaps I am even more ignorant than I thought!

It's a drag&drop application. Just drag the ePub onto the icon to unzip, or drag a folder onto it to zip up into an ePub.

Yes, the command examples are to be run with the ePub folder as the current directory. But you really don't need to do them manually.

Ah - perhaps you haven't realised the <quoted form of ePubFilePath> is the full path to the .ePub zip file to be created. Not the folder from which the ePub is to be created. If you really want to run them from somewhere other than the ePub folder, you'd need

zip -X0 <quoted form of ePubFilePath> <quoted form of mimetype file in the ePubFolderPath>

and similar changes to the command to zip up all the other files.
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Thanks, I did try drag and drop too since I had vague recollection of a script working no other way some years back. What must have fooled me is that it all happens instantly and there is no feedback, except for overwriting a .pub. Having said that, I don't know if those .pubs were really created since I can't find them , I hope they are not inserted into iBooks or something that shocking! A few more drag and drops, I answered "Yes please delete old epub" and now I have broken something:

sh: line 0: cd: /Users/s/SwiftLanguage881256329.epub/: No such file or directory

My ambition has been to copy Apples Swift books to my Android device!
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