Re: [NTLK] Streamlining Book Making

From: Woody Smith <>
Date: Fri Sep 11 2009 - 13:23:49 EDT

I have been following this conversation, and like you and Dan have
wished for such a capability.
Another concern that I had was the font size of many of the books that
were already in the libraries for 1x0 Newtons, often too small for me
to read comfortably.
After several years of extracting the text of these books and making
them more comfortable for me to read with Newton Press I discovered
Newtscape's abilities.
I installed HTMList <>
and use it to make an HTML Works document of the book. If the book is
larger than 500 pages you may exceed heap and freeze but give it time
as it can take many minutes to do such a conversion. Opening in
NewtsCape will also take a lot of time.
Between these steps I reboot to free up anyextra heap.
Newtscape will open this as a Newton Book with whatever font, size and
page size you have preselected for the Newton it is installed on.
Beam the HTML Works document to your eMate and it will open formated
for the eMate.
Save as a package and you will have a newton book.


On Sep 10, 2009, at 9:29 PM, SteveCraft wrote:

> Following this link:
> I started to make some kids eBooks to fit on an eMate. Then I
> started to
> make a couple for my 2100. Now I'd really really like to make a
> couple that
> will fit and rotate as needed. Am I wasting my time thinking I can
> do such a
> thing?
> Thanks.

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