Re: [NTLK] Changing pre-published book formats

From: Laurent Daudelin (
Date: Thu Jun 13 2002 - 08:09:19 EDT

on 13/06/02 05:45, Dar, S.- Shabaz - at wrote:

> I have a newtonbook that's formatted for a 1x model - the book screen is
> much smaller than my 2100's. I want to reformat this to a bigger screen size
> and font (in the prefs of the book, there is only the one screen size -
> can't remember what it is).
> Press and Paperback don't allow me to import a book, muck about, then
> repackage it, or at least I can't see how to do it. Is there a way to
> accomplish this, apart from somehow getting the text into a .TXT or .DOC
> then doing it myself?

You could try to open said book into a good text editor and then try from
there to clean the text. That would certainly be a tough job, since you
would probably get all kind of garbage through the text. If there was a
Newton book, maybe the text of the book is available somewhere? That would
be the first thing I would try, finding the content of the book in plain


Laurent Daudelin                            <>
Logiciels Nemesys Software                  

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