Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-12 Thread e-letter
On 11/02/2012, Pedro pedl...@gmail.com wrote: drewjensen wrote 1st - if we continue this, and I would not mind at all, how about we kick it over to the discuss list? Unfortunately this is not a Forum, we can not move topics :) We would have to start all over at the Discuss mailing list...

[libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-12 Thread Tinkerer
e-letter Writer can be converted to an epub document using the extension Write2epub My experience is it does make a bit of a mess to it though if your document is rather complex. For the benefit of others. I updated my Libre Office to the latest build of 3.5 and now everything appears to be OK

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-12 Thread Barry Smith
drew wrote: On Sat, 2012-02-11 at 07:10 -0800, Pedro wrote: drewjensen wrote PDF is just another throw back to printing on dead trees in this regard, where the creator of the file sets the size of the layout when the file is generated. This has additional implications, such as page counts

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-12 Thread Jay Lozier
On 02/12/2012 11:08 AM, Barry Smith wrote: drew wrote: On Sat, 2012-02-11 at 07:10 -0800, Pedro wrote: drewjensen wrote PDF is just another throw back to printing on dead trees in this regard, where the creator of the file sets the size of the layout when the file is generated. This has

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-12 Thread webmaster for Kracked Press Productions
Here is a question then, What was used to create the following file? Was it the Writer2epub extension or some other package? http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/images/6/6c/0100GS3-GettingStartedLibO.epub So far, it seems that the Getting Started manual is the only one with that file format

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-12 Thread Tom Davies
: From: webmaster for Kracked Press Productions webmas...@krackedpress.com Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub To: users@global.libreoffice.org Date: Sunday, 12 February, 2012, 19:00 Here is a question then, What was used to create the following file? Was it the Writer2epub extension

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-12 Thread Dan Lewis
On Sun, 2012-02-12 at 14:00 -0500, webmaster for Kracked Press Productions wrote: Here is a question then, What was used to create the following file? Was it the Writer2epub extension or some other package? http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/images/6/6c/0100GS3-GettingStartedLibO.epub So

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-12 Thread jorge
Hi: I found a program to convert html o xhtml and .txt to epub format. Its name is eCub an it is a solution about you are talking. For example, if you make a document in .odt format, then you can select the export option in File menu and save as html o xhtml and then with this eCub

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-11 Thread webmaster for Kracked Press Productions
On 02/10/2012 09:21 PM, James Knott wrote: Andreas Säger wrote: I thought I would try it for converting Libre User Guides to epub format for the iPad. Why not PDF? What is the advantage of epub? On ebook readers, epub text flows as required with different font sizes. PDFs don't. It

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-11 Thread James Knott
webmaster for Kracked Press Productions wrote: It seems that different e-readers prefer different text formats, like epub. They did this for business i.e. money/profit reasons. People had to buy their formatted documents. Have you used an ereader? I have read both PDF and epub on mine and

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-11 Thread webmaster for Kracked Press Productions
On 02/11/2012 07:47 AM, James Knott wrote: webmaster for Kracked Press Productions wrote: It seems that different e-readers prefer different text formats, like epub. They did this for business i.e. money/profit reasons. People had to buy their formatted documents. Have you used an ereader?

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-11 Thread Caesar
On Sat, 11 Feb 2012 05:23:27 -0500, webmaster for Kracked Press Productions webmas...@krackedpress.com wrote Re Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub: Why not PDF? What is the advantage of epub? On ebook readers, epub text flows as required with different font sizes. PDFs don't. Indeed

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-11 Thread Calvin Kim
On 02/10/2012 07:03 PM, Andreas Säger wrote: Am 10.02.2012 15:41, Tinkerer wrote: I have found Write2epub. All the extensions are on a disc downloaded from Kracked Press. I thought I would try it for converting Libre User Guides to epub format for the iPad. Why not PDF? What is the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-11 Thread Ron Johnson
On 02/11/2012 08:14 AM, Calvin Kim wrote: On 02/10/2012 07:03 PM, Andreas Säger wrote: Am 10.02.2012 15:41, Tinkerer wrote: I have found Write2epub. All the extensions are on a disc downloaded from Kracked Press. I thought I would try it for converting Libre User Guides to epub format for the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-11 Thread drew
On Sat, 2012-02-11 at 08:09 -0500, webmaster for Kracked Press Productions wrote: On 02/11/2012 07:47 AM, James Knott wrote: webmaster for Kracked Press Productions wrote: It seems that different e-readers prefer different text formats, like epub. They did this for business i.e.

[libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-11 Thread Pedro
drewjensen wrote PDF is just another throw back to printing on dead trees in this regard, where the creator of the file sets the size of the layout when the file is generated. This has additional implications, such as page counts and the use of page numbers in a table of contents and

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-11 Thread drew
On Sat, 2012-02-11 at 07:10 -0800, Pedro wrote: drewjensen wrote PDF is just another throw back to printing on dead trees in this regard, where the creator of the file sets the size of the layout when the file is generated. This has additional implications, such as page counts and

[libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-11 Thread Pedro
Hi Drew First of all, maybe I wasn't clear in my previous message: I think the epub is fantastic for e-readers, I'm just arguing that PDF also is fantastic for other situations. Each one has a proper use and qualities as well as limitations. There is no such thing as a perfect file format.

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-11 Thread Tom Davies
-tools or something like this? http://www.kindleexpert.com/template/ Regards from Tom :) --- On Sat, 11/2/12, drew d...@baseanswers.com wrote: From: drew d...@baseanswers.com Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub To: users@global.libreoffice.org Date: Saturday, 11 February, 2012, 15:48

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-11 Thread drew
On Sat, 2012-02-11 at 09:20 -0800, Pedro wrote: Hi Drew First of all, maybe I wasn't clear in my previous message: I think the epub is fantastic for e-readers, I'm just arguing that PDF also is fantastic for other situations. Each one has a proper use and qualities as well as limitations.

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-11 Thread Ron Johnson
On 02/11/2012 11:20 AM, Pedro wrote: [snip] 1st - if we continue this, and I would not mind at all, how about we kick it over to the discuss list? Unfortunately this is not a Forum, we can not move topics :) We would have to start all over at the Discuss mailing list... Cross-post? It

[libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-11 Thread Andreas Säger
Am 11.02.2012 15:42, Ron Johnson wrote: Because epub is essentially zipped up xhtml+css. Thank you very much. I was going to ask why not using device oriented html if pdf is too much page oriented. Can we export ODF to XHTML and get something close to epub? -- For unsubscribe

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-11 Thread James Knott
webmaster for Kracked Press Productions wrote: I do not have a tablet computer or a smart phone with a screen large enough to read books. I have seen PDF books defined as paperback size of pages. Places like Lulu.com publish books with print on demand service. They have templates that are

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-11 Thread James Knott
Pedro wrote: That is a little unfair on PDF! PDF is excellent for archiving documents as IF they were printed. It saves on trees and it saves on disk space (compared to digitized images of documents). The fixed page size and numbering is extremely important when you are referring to some

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-11 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I don't think it was a cross-post.  Perhaps mildly annoyed?  More like just curious and possibly interested ;) Regards from Tom :) --- On Sat, 11/2/12, Ron Johnson ron.l.john...@cox.net wrote: From: Ron Johnson ron.l.john...@cox.net Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

[libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-10 Thread Tinkerer
KP This is my first effort at using Write2epub. Does it just output the one file for you? Tink. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Write2epub-tp3732714p3733526.html Sent from the Users mailing list archive at Nabble.com. -- For unsubscribe instructions

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-10 Thread webmaster for Kracked Press Productions
On 02/10/2012 02:57 PM, Tinkerer wrote: KP This is my first effort at using Write2epub. Does it just output the one file for you? Tink. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Write2epub-tp3732714p3733526.html Sent from the Users mailing list archive at

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-10 Thread Dan Lewis
On Fri, 2012-02-10 at 15:27 -0500, webmaster for Kracked Press Productions wrote: On 02/10/2012 02:57 PM, Tinkerer wrote: KP This is my first effort at using Write2epub. Does it just output the one file for you? Tink. -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-10 Thread Andreas Säger
Am 10.02.2012 15:41, Tinkerer wrote: I have found Write2epub. All the extensions are on a disc downloaded from Kracked Press. I thought I would try it for converting Libre User Guides to epub format for the iPad. Why not PDF? What is the advantage of epub? -- For unsubscribe instructions

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-10 Thread Dan Lewis
On Fri, 2012-02-10 at 18:07 -0500, Dan Lewis wrote: On Fri, 2012-02-10 at 15:27 -0500, webmaster for Kracked Press Productions wrote: On 02/10/2012 02:57 PM, Tinkerer wrote: KP This is my first effort at using Write2epub. Does it just output the one file for you? Tink.

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Write2epub

2012-02-10 Thread James Knott
Andreas Säger wrote: I thought I would try it for converting Libre User Guides to epub format for the iPad. Why not PDF? What is the advantage of epub? On ebook readers, epub text flows as required with different font sizes. PDFs don't. -- For unsubscribe instructions e-mail to: