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Old 06-15-2010, 04:09 PM   #1
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Help With .pdf Books

Forgive me if this has been covered before, but I haven't been able to find the information I am looking for.

I have a few .pdf books on my Kindle, but the problem is the text is teeny tiny and I can't hardly read it. Is there anything I can do to "fix" these .pdf ebooks so that the text is large enough to read without having to use the pan and zoom feature? In other words, I just want to read them like I do any other ebook. Oh, and these books are all just text, no pictures, graphics, or any of that.

I am using a Kindle 2 (US Version) running the latest firmware (2.5.2 I think is what it is).
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Old 06-15-2010, 08:37 PM   #2
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You can use a program like Calibre to convert the pdf to an ebook format.
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If you don't want to convert them you can try reading in landscape mode and see if that makes the text big enough for you.
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Old 06-16-2010, 09:29 AM   #4
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I have tried the landscape feature, but unfortunately, it doesn't help, and still requires pan and sweep.

I will look into Calibre. Is it complicated?
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I just downloaded Calibre, and I want to thank you all for recommending it! I have a few .pdf books that the authors gave me free because I already bought hard copies, and I converted them and can finally read them without a microscope! The conversion isn't perfect, but it's good enough for me! THANK YOU ALL!

Oh, and to answer my own question: no, it isn't complicated at all. It's fast, free, and easy!

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you can also use stanza, that will allow you to export your ebook in another format.
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