Month: July 2011

Formatting Tips: Print Style Paragraphs



About Formatting Tips. When creating an ebook using EPUB paragraphs default to looking like they do on a web page. Each paragraph is separated by a blank line and there is tab indent. It’s relatively easy to format your ebook to look like a printed book. The first paragraph... Continue reading

Formatting Tips Series



Formatting Tips is a series of articles focused on helping format an ebook to make it visually appealing. The major focus will be on EPUB. However, these articles will not always focus on that format. I plan to touch on ebook creation in general too. EPUB internally uses of... Continue reading

All Sigil 0.4 Blocker Bugs Squashed!



Tonight I was able to fix bug 813 (see 837 for details). This is the last blocker bug for the 0.4 release. I merged a few patches there were sitting around. I’ve also fixed and issue with changes to metadata not being relayed to the GUI as the file... Continue reading

Taking Over Sigil



The other day it was announced I am now the maintainer of the Sigil. Back in June Strahinja announced that he was looking for someone to take over the project. I highly respect the work Strahinja has done with Sigil and this is a project I don’t... Continue reading

Calibre Week in Review



This week saw some more work on Get Books. Once change is not user visible but makes it easier for new stores to be added. The other change is user visible and was suggested by a user. I’ve added a base class for OPDS OpenSearch based stores. It will use... Continue reading