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Old 09-25-2009, 11:08 AM   #1
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New Pocket Pro Firmware Coming?

New firmware was released by Jiinke today.

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v5setup V2.02EN 090924 2009-09-25 Download
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1.Upgrade PDF and EPUB parser.
2.Support zoom in 100%, 200%, 250%, 300%, 350% for PDF and EPUB files.
2.Support link, bookmark and search function.

How to read hyperlink: Press number key 0, if the current page has hyperlink, the underline will be displayed, then press number key "0" and "9" to select the link on the current page, and press "Menu" or "Ok" button to skip to the linked page. If the current page do not has hyperlink, the number key "0" and "9" will be used for turning pages.
The second and third list items appear to been added by Astak already. First in fact. But what about the 1st. Is that something new to make an appearance soon?
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Old 09-25-2009, 12:06 PM   #2
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Hmm, would be interesting to see if Astak will post an update soon (havent updated the fw of my PP since i got it).

What i really miss is the 150% font increase, because sometimes going from 100% to 200% makes a really big jump on size, i would love something between that.
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Old 09-25-2009, 12:11 PM   #3
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What I would love to see is a way to specify the amount of increase that I want.
I still find the set levels to be less that desirable at time.

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Old 09-25-2009, 12:34 PM   #4
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Lets say I have an internal ToC with say 15 hyperlinks? How would this convoluted method work to specify anymore than the first 10? And what about history? So I jump to an endnote, how do I go back to the page I was on?
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Parser Version numbers.

These were the versions that were on my Pocket Pro, the first number was as it was shipped, the 2nd number was the 2009 Sept 10 firmware download. The indicated ones were the only different version numbers.

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As of Version: (1) shipped, (2) 20090910,
"All rights reserved by TianJin Jinke Electronics System Co. LTD.
Contains Reader® Mobile technology by Adobe Systems Incorporated.
Linux kernel version: 2.6.21.7::2.6.21.7
Firmware version: V2.01ASTAK.090825::V2.02ASTAK.090907
PDF parser version V2.00.090730::V2.00.090907
DOC parser version: V2.00.080624::V2.00.080624
HTML parser version: V2.00.080531::V2.00.080531
WOL parser version: V2.00.080531::V2.00.080531
Image parser version: V2.00.090720::V2.00.090720
TXT parser version: V2.00.080624::V2.00.080624
FB2 parser version: V2.00.080531::V2.00.080531
Viewer version: V2.0.090729::V2.0.090729
BookShelf version: V2.00.090825::V2.00.090907
Copyright card ID
EPD waveform V110_B043_50_WD2802_BTC
Dev ID: JINKeBOOK1125CC05009089200000154



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Old 09-25-2009, 12:42 PM   #6
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Lets say I have an internal ToC with say 15 hyperlinks? How would this convoluted method work to specify anymore than the first 10? And what about history? So I jump to an endnote, how do I go back to the page I was on?

The TOC and bookmarks are multipaged lists. You turn the page as you would the main folders. The hyperlinks just are one way.

I suggest you use the bookmark feature, set the current page as a bookmark before you Jump, then when you are through, call up the bookmark listing and Jump back.

Since the "readers" are not able to execute programs as a computer would, this seems a workable answer.

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Old 09-25-2009, 02:31 PM   #7
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Lets say I have an internal ToC with say 15 hyperlinks? How would this convoluted method work to specify anymore than the first 10? And what about history? So I jump to an endnote, how do I go back to the page I was on?
I believe I read it gives a "next" option to see the additional 5
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Old 09-25-2009, 03:19 PM   #8
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The description seems to be the same as the last Astak firmware update. If the current page in your ePub has a hyperlink, pressing the zero key will highlight (underline) the hyperlink and you would press the ok button to follow it. If there is more than one hyperlink on a page, you just keep pressing the zero key until the hyperlink you want to follow is highlighted, pressing 9 will highlight the previous hyperlink. In JSWolf's example, to choose hyperlink 15, you would press the zero button 15 times and then hit the ok button.

Unfortunately, there isn't a 'back' command in the epub format once you follow a hyperlink, so you'll need to bookmark the page or check to see what page number you are on so you'll know where to return to. If this is actually a new firmware update, hopefully they've corrected this.

(Hyperlinks in the mobi format work differently and there is a way to return to your original spot in the book.)
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Old 09-25-2009, 03:21 PM   #9
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I just put 17 bookmarks in a file. 5 to a page. As I added the 6th one, the second page was formed, the 11th one added the 3rd page, etc. They are accessed by the page forward and page back button.

I don't know if there is a limit, anyone know?

I have a book or two with many hyperlinks, listing that each line item is hyperlinked, so I'm guessing there are no limits to those either.

My TOC is many pages so I doubt if there is a limit there either.

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Old 09-25-2009, 03:25 PM   #10
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The description seems to be the same as the last Astak firmware update. If the current page in your ePub has a hyperlink, pressing the zero key will highlight (underline) the hyperlink and you would press the ok button to follow it. If there is more than one hyperlink on a page, you just keep pressing the zero key until the hyperlink you want to follow is highlighted, pressing 9 will highlight the previous hyperlink. In JSWolf's example, to choose hyperlink 15, you would press the zero button 15 times and then hit the ok button.

Unfortunately, there isn't a 'back' command in the epub format once you follow a hyperlink, so you'll need to bookmark the page or check to see what page number you are on so you'll know where to return to. If this is actually a new firmware update, hopefully they've corrected this.

(Hyperlinks in the mobi format work differently and there is a way to return to your original spot in the book.)
The last Astak upgrade makes no mention of the upgrade of the PDF and EPUB parser.
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The last Astak upgrade makes no mention of the upgrade of the PDF and EPUB parser.
You're right.

If they've upgraded the parser, maybe the PDF reflow will be better and images in epubs will be handled better.

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I don't know if there is a limit, anyone know?
I don't think so. The largest book I have has 52 chapters and they all showed up in the TOC (7 pages of it!).
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