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Old 06-23-2011, 02:01 PM   #1
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Invitation for beta testers

Hello! In our next release we are planning on adding support for:

- changing line margins
- changing line spacing
- turning off Kobo styling
- forcing left alignment
- more bundled fonts
- sideloading fonts

What I am looking for is a list of people on this forum who would be willing to help us test the beta builds for this release. If you're able to help then you can send me a PM with your Google Account information and I'll add you to our list.

Feel free to add comments or questions about this program in the thread.

Thanks for your help!
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Old 06-23-2011, 02:10 PM   #2
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Wow. This sounds great! I'd love to help, but I'm holding off on upgrading to the Touch until these features are ironed out. However, now I'm thinking about going out to pick one up just take part in the testing...
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Old 06-23-2011, 02:22 PM   #3
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Old 06-23-2011, 02:47 PM   #4
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Just sent mine as well. Since I've already added a couple of my own fonts, I guess I've already unofficially started beta testing
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Old 06-23-2011, 03:10 PM   #5
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Is this for the Touch? Why do I need to supply you with a Gmail address?

I'd really like to see a fix for the occasional having to tap twice to change a page.
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Old 06-23-2011, 03:13 PM   #6
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Old 06-23-2011, 03:14 PM   #7
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Old 06-23-2011, 04:12 PM   #8
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Hello! In our next release we are planning on adding support for:

- changing line margins
- changing line spacing
- turning off Kobo styling
- forcing left alignment
- more bundled fonts
- sideloading fonts

What I am looking for is a list of people on this forum who would be willing to help us test the beta builds for this release. If you're able to help then you can send me a PM with your Google Account information and I'll add you to our list.

Feel free to add comments or questions about this program in the thread.

Thanks for your help!
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Old 06-23-2011, 05:47 PM   #9
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Is this for the Touch? Why do I need to supply you with a Gmail address?

What he said
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Old 06-23-2011, 05:50 PM   #10
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Old 06-24-2011, 11:53 AM   #11
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really? never knew that but that is interesting to know.

thanks for the heads up!

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Old 06-24-2011, 12:07 PM   #12
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Kobo also keeps lists from which they choose beta testers for the various apps and OS. You can sign up to be on them here: http://blog.kobobooks.com/beta/
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Old 06-24-2011, 12:54 PM   #13
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Old 06-24-2011, 12:59 PM   #14
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Old 06-24-2011, 01:02 PM   #15
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Hello! In our next release we are planning on adding support for:

What I am looking for is a list of people on this forum who would be willing to help us test the beta builds for this release. If you're able to help then you can send me a PM with your Google Account information and I'll add you to our list.

Feel free to add comments or questions about this program in the thread.

Thanks for your help!
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