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From Tamblyne <tambl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: EPUB from OpenOffice
Date Fri, 10 May 2013 07:31:33 GMT
On 4/2/2013 4:01 PM, Rory O'Farrell wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Apr 2013 16:49:13 -0400 Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
>> *I see several extensions in the repository that offer EPub digital
>> book conversion from OpenOffice:
>>
>> http://extensions.services.openoffice.org/en/project/epubGenerator*
>> * http://extensions.services.openoffice.org/en/project/Writer2ePub*
>> * http://extensions.services.openoffice.org/en/project/odftoepub*
>>
>> Does anyone have experience with these, and a recommendation?  Or
>> is there some other tool that you would suggest for publishing to
>> EPub?
>>
>> Thanks in advance for any insights.
>
> I've done very little by way  of conversion to electronic formats; I
> found Calibre very satisfactory.  It converts to many (all?) eformats
> directly from OpenOffice .odt files (from other formats also), and
> manages one's library on the ereader.  Certainly worth
> investigation.

I finally had a chance to try this, and while I love the other aspects 
of Calibre, the conversion to epub wasn't great as regards it's handling 
of the styles.  So -- to convert do you need a document without any 
formatting?

Thanks

Tam


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