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Old 04-09-2010, 01:41 PM   #1
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I'm wondering if there is a way to search & replace text within a ebook text using Calibre?

I always run into books that have been scanned OCR and there are TYPOs throughout the book. An example is in some of the Jeffery Deaver Books ... there is a character who's name is Thom (T-h-o-m) which almost always is translated to Thorn if you look close you will see it's being translated to T-h-o-r-n.

I would love to be able to fix those kind of things before I convert and save to my Kindle.


any easy solutions out there?
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Old 04-09-2010, 01:52 PM   #2
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Use an ebook editor for that, like SIgil and then convert the edited EPUB file to MOBI in calibre
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Use an ebook editor for that, like SIgil and then convert the edited EPUB file to MOBI in calibre
Thanks downloaded it and trying it out...
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Thanks downloaded it and trying it out...
Sigil .2 (now in beta) is lots better (still has a few bugs ) and a HUGE step above .1.9
Please keep this in mind before ruling on Sigil.
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