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Old 10-21-2012, 02:29 PM   #1
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[GUI Plugin] BBC GoodFood Recipe Reader

Create an ebook of recipes from the BBC GoodFood site. This plugin is based on Krittika's Recipe Reader, with a number of enhancements. The plugin will create an ebook from the provided URLs, attach a custom-built cover and add the book to your library. You can set your preferred output format by changing "Preferred output format" in Prefs/Interface/Behaviour.

Main Features
  • Create an ebook from BBC GoodFood recipes (
  • Give the ebook a title of your choice
  • Use the generated table of contents to go to particular recipe

Version History

Version 1.1.0 - 4/11/2012
-Added configuration harness and options to disable the information dlg box and control keyboard shortcuts.
-Improved the GUI for managing the list of URLs to be processed and added some tooltips. We are no longer limited in the number of URLs that can be added by screen real estate.

Version 1.0.0 - 21/10/2012
Initial release.

Special Notes
  • Requires calibre version 0.8.58 or later.

Installation Notes
  • Download the attached zip file, install the plugin and restart calibre as described in the Introduction to plugins thread.
  • Customize the plugin via Preferences -> Plugins.

  • Click the BBC GoodFood RecipeReader button.
  • Enter a title for the ebook (optional).
  • If you do not enter a title, the title will be the same as that of the first recipe.
  • Enter a URL from BBC GoodFood by inserting the URL into the URL field and hitting "Add URL".
  • Repeat until you have entered all the URLs you want.
  • Click OK.
Attached Files
File Type: zip (2.19 MB, 84273 views)

Last edited by Buzzy; 11-04-2012 at 11:37 AM.
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