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A generic tag for use when an objective comparison of one or more features for a given subject is requested.

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Is there a DRM-compatible ebook reader with continuous vertical scrolling?

I am looking for an eReader app for Android that will allow me to purchase DRM protected ebooks and read them with continuous vertical scrolling. So far I've only managed to find apps that only ...
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Table headings that may repeat for several "pages"

I'm writing with Sigil an ebook with several tables, different sizes and extensions. Is there a code in HTML or CSS to have table headings row to repeat thru several "pages" (depending on how big is ...
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What 's the best way to read a scientific PDF?

I need to buy a device for reading. It must have all these features: Smoothly zoom all pictures Format all tables properly Read PDF (or be able to convert) Not create eye problems and be visible in ...
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Reader for scientific papers - what should I look for?

I use a Hanvon ewise reader. While I'm mostly happy with using it for novels, I have several difficulties with reading scientific texts: Some figures are not displayed Reflowing (displaying 2 column ...
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References in e-books and printed books: Common style for both? If so, which one fits both media?

Preface There are many styles to handle references to other books (or websites) in printed media. The style preference also seems to differ between e.g. science and humanities. In e-books references ...
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What ebook format to choose?

Frequently we need to resolve what format, platform and so on, will be the most useful for a particular project. Right now I need to compare the features of digital book formats in order to deliver a ...
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Is it possible to sync ebook app with desktop applications?

Would it be possible to connect an ebook app directly to its PC application equivalent, so that it can synchronise its library without going across the Internet to the store? e.g. A PC may have a ...
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Kindle Paperwhite VS Kobo Glo: Screen Contrast Comparison [closed]

The two e-readers are almost evenly matched in the physical features department. The only variable left out is the quality of the screens. Both have great support structures (e-book stores) that may ...
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What book collection related features can be useful in an eBook reader app

When choosing an eBook reader application, what are the features that a user should seek for managing a set of book / book collection?
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Are there any specific features that I should look for in an eBook reading application?

I am a beginner to eBooks, and as somebody who has been "outside" of eBooks I've only ever heard of Amazon's Kindle and seen a variety of options for purchase on Google Play. I have recently ...