Re: Software suggestion: reading Guttenberg plaintext ebooks
On Wed, 30 Dec 2009 17:46:11 +0200, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> I use to print the HTML page into PDF and then open the file with
>> Evince (or any PDF reader). The output file usually keeps a very good
>> format for computer display reading, I mean, margins and text
> I used Open Office to export to PDF, but then the document is too rigid.
> I cannot change the font size or face, for instance. Also, the page
> breaks are annoying, even in continuous mode.
PDF is a "presentation" file type.
Not much editing allowed on it (you need a good PDF editor to edit these
kind of files, not easily available for Linux), but it's perfect for
Any formatting has to be done *before* converting into PDF (so you can
change font size or face inside OOo).
Reading a PDF file with 2 openned pages at time within 24'' display is a
gratifying experience O:-)