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zenaxe
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Re: Workaround for Lousy pdf support in Nook color

 


bubbie021 wrote:

 

 

MY WORKAROUND:   <tons of stuff deleted>


Dude, you are working way too hard. Get calibre and convert your pdfs to epubs or to RTF and then just edit them in MS word (and save as PDF or RTF and convert to ePub).

 

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PeterDe
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Re: Workaround for Lousy pdf support in Nook color


zenaxe wrote:

 


bubbie021 wrote:

 

 

MY WORKAROUND:   <tons of stuff deleted>


Dude, you are working way too hard. Get calibre and convert your pdfs to epubs or to RTF and then just edit them in MS word (and save as PDF or RTF and convert to ePub).

 


I tried that with my PDF's, and while a epub is easier to use, I wound up with a badly formatted mess, with page number and chapter titles randomly inserted in text. Also all my illustrations were reversed, like photo negatives. The work-around is way too much work for me. This problem has been around since day one.

On 11/21/10 ModeratorNook_Engineer  asked for a copy of the PDF causing the red X problem. Exactly nothing has been done about this issue since. http://bookclubs.barnesandnoble.com/t5/NOOKcolor-Technical-Support/Nook-color-PDF-problem/td-p/72669...

I am not asking for a feature rich app, all I am asking for a basic, functional, program. A feature that BN proudly boosts that it can do.
BN answer is to buy a app. That's OK. But the app is so buggy and hard to use it makes it almost unusable, and to charge for it adds insult to injury. I getting ready to give up on my nook altogether.
Some people can't see the forest for the trees!

4 Nook Household, 2 NOOKs, 2 NOOKcolors
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mrsnicoleford
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Re: Workaround for Lousy pdf support in Nook color

has thiss issue been resolved?  

i am an academic, as well, and purchased the nook color last december for the exact reasons other have stated regarding misleading sales by B&N reps assuring me of pdf editing capabiliteis.  i spent HOURS trying to figure out what the  heck was worng with my nook when i realized:  they lied or at the very least "oversold" their product's capabilities.

i was later assured (a month after purchase) there would be something out "soon" to address this.

 i haven't heard anything since.  as a result it sits on my desk totally unused and i am getting pretty angry i spent $300+ on this.  it's a very VERY expensive paper weight.

i haven't purchased a single e-book in MONTHS and WON'T until this is resolved.   

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mrsnicoleford
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Re: Workaround for Lousy pdf support in Nook color

pardon my typos; i really shouldn't be at my computer w/o my glasses.  =b