|04-20-2010, 12:26 AM||#1|
Join Date: May 2009
Device: bebook; prs-950; nook simple touch; HTC Jetstream tablet
version 0.2.0 is a big improvement
Well, I finally tried using v0.2.0 beta 3 yesterday, and I must say I was impressed
with its speed! I cheated a bit, in that first I created the initial ebook coding with Microsoft Word and Notepad++, and then created an imageless epub file with Sigil v0.1.9 - my usual procedure for ebook creation. However, this time the book I was working on had 4 full size grayscale images, plus nearly 30 additional smaller images, and I quickly found that v0.1.9 was far too slow. Using v0.2.0 to add the images and edit formatting proved to be a really great advance over using only the older version for equivalent tasks.
The new version still has the habit of trashing many paragraphs of text if a mistake is made in the xhtml coding - for example, I entered <span class="indent - without the final "> and for that error v. 0.2.0 created many text additions starting with <span class where they should not be - required deleting almost an entire page of text and copying/pasting a replacement text section from the notepad++ backup. It would be nice if an error notice was generated rather than trashing.
Thanks, Valloric, for fine work on the new version. Before using it I was a bit uncertain about its value, but it really is an improvement over the older version for complex epubs. I intend to use it whenever I run into problems with 0.1.9.
|04-20-2010, 05:17 AM||#2|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Device: iPhone, Sony PRS-505, EPUBreader
|04-28-2010, 12:30 PM||#4|
Join Date: Feb 2010
I agree with you, Sigil 0.2 will be a wonderfull application.
But there is a bug that is still annoying to me : if you have many tabs open, then you mark a paragraph as Heading1, then you go to another tab, and go back to the initial tab : it has forgotten the Heading1 setting. Or sometimes, the Heading1 setting disappear when you save the file… That is really annoying.
|04-28-2010, 12:47 PM||#5|
Well trained by Cats
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: (The original) Silicon Valley, USA
Device: Astak Pocket Pro, K4NT,Galaxy Tab 2
Set the Heading
Now click somewhere else on the page (not on the heading line(s) )
Now it will "stick"
|04-28-2010, 01:23 PM||#6|
Created Sigil, FlightCrew
Join Date: Feb 2008
Device: Sony Reader PRS 505
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|PDF panning really needs improvement!||cleanskin||Amazon Kindle||2||08-25-2010 04:52 AM|
|firmware improvement suggestion: menus||franklekens||PocketBook||2||03-12-2010 11:45 AM|
|a graphical display improvement||roger64||Calibre||4||03-10-2009 02:30 PM|
|Kindle 2 & Newspapers--improvement!||SanAntone||Amazon Kindle||1||02-24-2009 08:34 PM|