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Old 05-28-2010, 08:10 PM   #1
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pdb to epub error

I'm new to Calibre and was having no luck converting pdfs because of the hard formatting so I found a pdb of the same book, but calibre is giving me an error on convert.

ERROR: Conversion Error: <b>Failed</b>: Convert book 1 of 1 (The ICU book)

Convert book 1 of 1 (The ICU book)
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calibre version: 0.6.55
{'asciiize': False,
'author_sort': None,
'authors': None,
'base_font_size': 0.0,
'book_producer': None,
'change_justification': u'original',
'chapter': u"//*[((name()='h1' or name()='h2') and re:test(., 'chapter|book|section|part\\s+', 'i')) or @class = 'chapter']",
'chapter_mark': u'pagebreak',
'comments': None,
'cover': '/var/folders/J0/J08mu6wjFTaAI5g5Tn46dU+++TI/-Tmp-/calibre_0.6.55_eVhvg2.jpeg',
'debug_pipeline': None,
'disable_font_rescaling': False,
'dont_split_on_page_breaks': False,
'extra_css': None,
'extract_to': None,
'flow_size': 260,
'font_size_mapping': None,
'footer_regex': u'(?i)(?<=<hr>)((\\s*<a name=\\d+></a>((<img.+?>)*<br>\\s*)?\\d+<br>\\s*.*?\\s*)|(\\s* <a name=\\d+></a>((<img.+?>)*<br>\\s*)?.*?<br>\\s*\\d+))(?=<br>)' ,
'header_regex': u'(?i)(?<=<hr>)((\\s*<a name=\\d+></a>((<img.+?>)*<br>\\s*)?\\d+<br>\\s*.*?\\s*)|(\\s* <a name=\\d+></a>((<img.+?>)*<br>\\s*)?.*?<br>\\s*\\d+))(?=<br>)' ,
'input_encoding': None,
'input_profile': <calibre.customize.profiles.InputProfile object at 0x64bf1d0>,
'insert_blank_line': False,
'insert_metadata': False,
'isbn': None,
'keep_ligatures': False,
'language': None,
'level1_toc': None,
'level2_toc': None,
'level3_toc': None,
'line_height': 0.0,
'linearize_tables': False,
'margin_bottom': 5.0,
'margin_left': 5.0,
'margin_right': 5.0,
'margin_top': 5.0,
'max_toc_links': 50,
'no_chapters_in_toc': False,
'no_default_epub_cover': False,
'no_inline_navbars': False,
'no_svg_cover': False,
'output_profile': <calibre.customize.profiles.iPadOutput object at 0x64bf430>,
'page_breaks_before': u"//*[name()='h1' or name()='h2']",
'prefer_metadata_cover': False,
'preprocess_html': True,
'preserve_cover_aspect_ratio': False,
'pretty_print': True,
'print_formatted_paras': False,
'pubdate': None,
'publisher': None,
'rating': None,
'read_metadata_from_opf': '/var/folders/J0/J08mu6wjFTaAI5g5Tn46dU+++TI/-Tmp-/calibre_0.6.55_Jr0XBh.opf',
'remove_first_image': False,
'remove_footer': False,
'remove_header': False,
'remove_paragraph_spacing': False,
'remove_paragraph_spacing_indent_size': 1.5,
'series': None,
'series_index': None,
'single_line_paras': False,
'tags': None,
'timestamp': None,
'title': None,
'title_sort': None,
'toc_filter': None,
'toc_threshold': 6,
'use_auto_toc': False,
'verbose': 2}
Python function terminated unexpectedly: No reader available for format within container.
Identity is SDocSilX. Book type is iSilo 3
InputFormatPlugin: PDB Input running
on /Users/boosting1bar/Documents/Calibre/Paul L. Marino/The ICU book (5)/The ICU book - Paul L. Marino.pdb
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/Applications/calibre.app/Contents/Resources/Python/lib/python2.6/site.py", line 147, in main
return run_entry_point()
File "/Applications/calibre.app/Contents/Resources/Python/lib/python2.6/site.py", line 116, in run_entry_point
return getattr(pmod, func)()
File "site-packages/calibre/utils/ipc/worker.py", line 99, in main
File "site-packages/calibre/gui2/convert/gui_conversion.py", line 24, in gui_convert
File "site-packages/calibre/ebooks/conversion/plumber.py", line 808, in run
File "site-packages/calibre/customize/conversion.py", line 211, in __call__
File "site-packages/calibre/ebooks/pdb/input.py", line 39, in convert
calibre.ebooks.pdb.PDBError: No reader available for format within container.
Identity is SDocSilX. Book type is iSilo 3
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Old 05-28-2010, 08:15 PM   #2
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Identity is SDocSilX. Book type is iSilo 3
Last I heard, iSilo 3 is not a supported format and there were no plans to support it. See here.
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