[NTLK] eBook format?

Marisa Giancarla fstltna at me.com
Fri Mar 25 11:29:31 EDT 2016

Ok, for my latest i created it in both formats, but i guess i will stick to NP format. This was the first book with chapters, the others were just one short text. This latest one has 21 chapters and 386 pages 😄 - check out Doc Savage, Man of Bronze in the download area :)... Thanks for telling me about Bernies. Ill put single chapter stories in both formats since the losing track of where you had read it wouldn't really happen there...

Thanks again!


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> On Mar 25, 2016, at 8:16 AM, Dan <dan at dbdigitalweb.com> wrote:
>> On 3/25/2016 6:55 AM, Marisa Giancarla wrote:
>> I released a dozen or so books in Newton Press format, but would it be better to use paperback format? It seems like that might make them available to more users and i am not putting in graphics anyway. What do you think?
>> Marisa
> Hmm I thought I covered this before.  But anyway Newton Book (press) is
> better (in my opinion) due to the problem of it not remembering your
> place (as Morgan mentioned).  There is another plus for Newton Book
> format: speech to text option.  With bernies book reader (available on
> UNNA) you can have the newton "read to you" via text to speech.  It
> works very well.  One tip though, to make sure a Newton Book will work
> with Bernie's Book Reader, you need to enter chapters/table of contents.
>   The reason is Bernie's Book Reader reads a full chapter at a time
> into memory.  If you do not a table of contents, it will usually be too
> big and fail to run on that book.
> One tip about building a table of contents with Press, since it lacks a
> search function try breaking up the book into different .RTF files
> organized by chapter.  This would be easy and quick to do in a modern
> word processor, and as you import each file it should be added to the
> table of contents automatically (if it does not simply add one before
> importing the next file).  It saves you from hunting though the text
> manually.
> Paperback was popular for a while, but losing your place when closing
> the book (well if I recall does hold for a while but not past a restart)
> drove me crazy.  It was the one reason I abandoned the format.  However
> if you want a second format offering, it is quick and easy to create a
> Paperback book (drag file on Paperback app and done) and would satisfy
> the people that use the it. :)
> -Dan
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