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Old 07-25-2010, 02:48 PM   #5
Worldwalker
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Good work on figuring it out. That's certainly faster than I figured out how to pry an image out of a PDF. (if you care, there are image-extraction programs) Why some people think the best way to email an image file is to put it into a freaking PDF (thereby doubling its size) and then leaving you to extract it so you can actually use it boggles the mind. But yeah, epub is easy to take apart. That's one of its great virtues.

If you want to do it the quick-and-dirty way, right-clicking on the cover image in calibre and selecting "copy image", then pasting it into the graphics program of your choice and saving it, is probably faster. Whether gives you the full resolution image or not, I can't say.

As for the icon issue, you picked the international warning symbol (you've probably met it in a manual somewhere, flagging "do not use this hairdryer in the bathtub") for your icon; that is, or should be, normally applied to posts like "if you do this, all your ebooks will go away." I always check those posts first for that reason -- so in that sense, yes, you did succeed in getting special attention -- but when they're just someone's question, not an actual warning, I end up feeling rather peeved. You don't have to worry on MobileRead -- everyone will read your post anyway without you calling extra attention to it; that's what we do.
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