[LMB] OT: Baen ebook encoding...
raye_j at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 17 22:40:19 GMT 2015
This whole thread makes me exceptionally glad that I run my ebook library off my home PC and Calibre, and my ereader is an app on my phone.
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On Wed, 18 Nov, 2015 at 7:08 am, M R L Dolbear<m.dolbear at lineone.net> wrote: From: Howard Brazee
Sent: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 1:41 AM
>>> That must be an awful lot of books - how many books does it take to fill
>>> up a Kindle?
>> Around 2,000.
>> I don't keep all mine on the Kindle, it makes finding them a pain. It
>> could really do with (at least) another level of indexing....
>>> I don’t need my whole digital library on a Kindle, a few hundred books
>>> is fine, with the rest on my backed up computer available as needed.
>> Quite. Both on Amazon's cloud (where appropriate) and on Calibre.
> None of my e-readers make it easy to find books - and sometimes they
> unaccountably sort incorrectly.
I found that some Kindle books sorted by author last name and some by first
It seems the metadata has a sort key which isn't always as you might expect.
Calibre, I am told, can fix it as well as allowing adding a series marker.
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