[NTLK] Ebooks for OS 1.2

MIchael Guzzo mguzzo at me.com
Wed Apr 28 11:10:43 EDT 2010

> Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2010 09:02:40 -0400
> From: Ross Deihm <adventuresindining at gmail.com>
> Subject: [NTLK] Ebooks for OS 1.2
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> Maybe you guys can help me out. UNNA has many E-books in it's directory, but
> they only work with 1.x OS occasionally. Many are already marked for the OS
> it's native for. What I'm having a hard time with is finding a way of making
> NEW books and/or reformatting the OS 2.0 books to be used on a 1.x machine.
> I'm also unsure why the difference. These are packages with nothing more
> than txt and pic's embedded, so they reason they can't run on a 1.x machine
> is confusing. I don't know much about programming the Newt, so I'm hoping
> you guys can point me in the right direction. Thanks in advance.

2.X newtonbooks were often formatted for the larger screen and the 2000/2100 ability to render grayscale.

If you wanted to reformat for the 1.X platform, you'd need access to the Newtonbook maker files and re-make the book in the correct format.

Michael Guzzo

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