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How can I convert an HTML site into an ebook?

I had the exact same problem for a long time. You can produce good results with Calibre, but I found the process was a bit involved. Instead I created a way to do this much more easily. It's a ...
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How to change text alignment with Calibre book editor

You can use a CSS style to apply this formatting to all your text: body { text-align: left; } This rule will be applied to all your text, so it will affect both regular paragraphs (<p> and ...
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Why is Hard copy book black and white, but Ebook is color?

Obviously cost is the major concern, but often the importance of having color graphics in a printed book is overrated. For example, I have published a few print technical books with lots of ...
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How do I export Wikipedia article collections to epub?

This feature was removed as the result of changes of the mwlib that was used for export to ocg that has better support for non-latin scripts for PDF files. In the process EPUB export was disabled, ...
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How convert multi-column PDF files to readable PDF in 6 inches display devices?

I have created a python code for this purpose. It solves my problem and hope it will be helpful for others. Background : I had 2 sided pdf document which I had to zoom for clarity. I decide to create ...
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Bulk conversion of PDF books to DJVU/MOBI/EPUB

I'm not sure why you wouldn't want to stick with PDF but I recently just converted over 1T of EPUBS & MOBIs to PDF as I use Adobe Acrobat X Pro on a daily basis both personally, academically and ...
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How do I export Wikipedia article collections to epub?

There is an extension for Firefox called GrabMyBooks that can convert any webpage to .epub format. It seems to me that it was also available for Chrome, but I'm not entirely sure, maybe I'm wrong.
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Bulk conversion of PDF books to DJVU/MOBI/EPUB

I'm going to push back on your question a bit -- why would you want to convert from PDF to epub? Both are rendered formats, and their rendering is specific to the tool used to render them. PDF's by ...
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How do I make an ebook of sheet music?

My recommendation is to keep it as a PDF and let people read it by using a PDF app on their tablet. As long as you have a decent sized tablet (9 inches or more), PDFs can look superb. I don't know ...
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How can I convert an HTML site into an ebook?

I went nuts figuring this out. Developed mile long Xpath strings and what not. Then it turned out to be ridiculously simple. I am ignoring op systems in this answer... (a) for the conversion to epub ...
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Clean up converted ebook

In Calibre you can play around Heuristic Processing option while converting your files.
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How do I convert a Word document into a page by page Kindle ebook?

Disclaimer: I work for Nevron Software. PDFs are not a good option to export ebooks as they cannot be reflowed. As a consequence text may not be readable on smaller devices. I work for a company that ...
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Convert Blog to book

Use "Clip to Evernote" - An extension for Google Chrome. With it it is possible to capture the entire page or Article, Simplified Article, etc. from website or blog. Open in the editor of the Evernote ...
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Does conversion between filetypes always break formatting in ebooks?

Different authors spend different amount of time getting the formatting right. Also, support for various formatting changes over time. I formatted some things in 2011 which were the best available ...
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Convert an Android app which is actually an ebook to a pdf file?

Neither of the apps that you linked to are ebooks, in the description for LeetCode Cracker it even states that it is reading the data from GitHub which is why it requires an internet connection to ...
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Converting Kobo EPUB format to Kindle format

You can download the program Calibre. This is an eBook management program (Windows, Mac and Linux) which can sync ebooks from your PC to Kindle. Also, it will convert most files so they are compatible ...
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How to convert a html ebook to a pdf file?

Let me tell you the easiest way: you could paste the entire contents from the browser into a MS word/Libre Office file and then export to PDF. Both programs are fairly good at importing HTML -- they ...
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How do I make Calibre convert CBZ to EPUB without images shrinking or conversion?

Try Kindle Comic Converter. Despite its name, it works for all types of readers, and can output EPUB. Be sure to select the generic reader output, enable Color Mode, and select EPUB as the output ...
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How do I make Calibre convert CBZ to EPUB without images shrinking or conversion?

When running the CLI Calibre tool called ebook-convert, you can specify --output-format=tablet which will not scale any images. I would assume the equivalent GUI option will have the same behaviour.
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How do I export Wikipedia article collections to epub?

The missing features are available form the following website http://mediawiki2latex.wmflabs.org/
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Can I disable Calibre from doing any conversion?

In Preferences - Adding Books in Adding Actions tab there is a preference Automatically convert added books to the current format You need to click that off. The default is off.
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list-style-type: none; does not convert from epub to mobi

At our shop we create a separate set of EPUB source files to convert to MOBI, and we perform a bunch of automated hacks on them before zipping and converting so the eventual MOBI file will be ...
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Publishing in serveral formats: what CSS code to use?

First, it's important to keep in mind that css support on ebooks significantly lags behind css support on the major browsers. EPUB only supports a subset of css. Among the many challenges of ...
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convert mobi to epub

Calibre (free, open source) can convert between various formats, including mobi to epub. https://calibre-ebook.com/ The command-line ebook-convert is also a part of Calibre: https://manual.calibre-...
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want to convert OCR PDF to computer font

The problem is that the original image of the text is "in front" of the actual digital text of the PDF. Figure 1: How layers are stacked in a PDF PDF is composed of overlapping visible and ...
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How do I make Calibre convert CBZ to EPUB without images shrinking or conversion?

When you open the conversion window, before actually starting the process, go to the comic input tab, you will find a box labeled change images dimensions1. By default, Calibre uses the settings from ...
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How to convert a html ebook to a pdf file?

Let me introduce you to a service (with a free option) that I'm just investigating myself. Please note that I am NOT an employee of this company, nor a reseller, nor in anyway affiliated with them. ...
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Converting Kobo EPUB format to Kindle format

You can use KindleGen from Kindle for the OS you are using. It'll create a mobi file for you from the epub source. It's available for Windows/Linux/Mac. It's also very small compared to the size of ...
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