[Vrstream] Another file conversion question

Steve Zielinski steveziel at sbcglobal.net
Wed Dec 7 18:25:25 EST 2011


Hi,

Also what would be helpful is the file extension of the book you are trying 
to read. For example .epub, or .mp3.

Best,
Steve
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tom Behler" <tombehler at gmail.com>
To: "victor stream users list" <vrstream at vrstreamusers.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 07, 2011 9:57 AM
Subject: Re: [Vrstream] Another file conversion question


>    Jim:
>
> I appreciate your honesty and patience at the same time here.
>
> I am right in the middle of preparing for and then grading final exams, so 
> give me some time, and I'll pull out relevant sections from the e-mail 
> that describes the E-book I'm trying to work with.
>
> Again, I'm sorry for not being more specific, but I'll get more details to 
> you and everyone ASAP if that is what is needed.
>
> Tom from Michigan
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jim Barbour" <jbar at barcore.com>
> To: "Tom Behler" <tombehler at gmail.com>
> Cc: "victor stream users list" <vrstream at vrstreamusers.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 07, 2011 9:46 AM
> Subject: Re: [Vrstream] Another file conversion question
>
>
>> Hi Tom,
>>
>> "e-book" is not a useful description in this case, it's like saying
>> you got a video or some music.
>>
>> We need to know what format the book is in.  Do you have any
>> instructions on how to view the book on your computer?  That might be a
>> good place to start.
>>
>> Hope we can help more,
>>
>> Jim
>>
>> On Wed, Dec 07, 2011 at 07:03:39AM -0500, Tom Behler wrote:
>>> Hi, again, everyone.
>>>
>>> I am a college professor here in Michigan, and have just gotten access 
>>> to an
>>> e-book from a publisher. ... I need to review  the book so that I can 
>>> decide
>>> whether or not to adopt it in one of my courses.
>>>
>>> Has anyone worked with e-books, and if so, do you have any thoughts on 
>>> the
>>> best way to convert the book into a file format that would be most 
>>> usable
>>> with the Stream?  Obviously, I want to preserve chapter headings and
>>> sub-headings if at all possible.
>>>
>>> I do not yet have a Daisy file conversion tool, as some already have
>>> suggested on the list for an application I asked about earlier, but I am
>>> hoping I can still do something with the Stream, the companion software, 
>>> or
>>> something that would be freely available.
>>>
>>> Thanks in advance for any assistance.
>>>
>>> Sincerely,
>>> Tom Behler from Michigan
>>>
>>>
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