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Re: Help opening ebook files (epub, mobi, PDF, etc.)

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1. ePub
2. mac and iPhone
3. no
4. Using the iBooks on mac, books on iPhone, as well as nook app on iPhone
5. When I open the book on any of these applications, the book is not complete and only includes the chapter titles
6. “This page contains the following errors:
error on line 8 at column 466: Entity 'nbsp' not defined
Below is a rendering of the page up to the first error.” - this appears on almost every page
7. tried the nook app, attempting to download the calibre but its not loading currently

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rollije7 wrote:
28 Sep 2020, 22:00
1. ePub
2. mac and iPhone
3. no
4. Using the iBooks on mac, books on iPhone, as well as nook app on iPhone
5. When I open the book on any of these applications, the book is not complete and only includes the chapter titles
6. “This page contains the following errors:
error on line 8 at column 466: Entity 'nbsp' not defined
Below is a rendering of the page up to the first error.” - this appears on almost every page
7. tried the nook app, attempting to download the calibre but its not loading currently
As explained in the first post, in such cases one needs to report it via his Update tab.
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Post by NisasPieces »

It says I have to buy the book myself but I couldn't. Because is says that it's not available in my country.
What can I do about this?
Also, I was supposed to get the book for free, then why is it listed $10.99 on Amazon?

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NisasPieces wrote:
01 Oct 2020, 19:55
It says I have to buy the book myself but I couldn't. Because is says that it's not available in my country.
What can I do about this?
Also, I was supposed to get the book for free, then why is it listed $10.99 on Amazon?
Yes, I got the book. It was minor technical problem. Thank you.

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1. ePub
2. iPad
3. I have not opened a file in this format on this device before
4. I downloaded the nook app and downloaded the book, but I don’t know how to associate the file type with the app, or move the file into the books folder.

Thank you,
Fran

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Franniejoy wrote:
10 Oct 2020, 22:49
1. ePub
2. iPad
3. I have not opened a file in this format on this device before
4. I downloaded the nook app and downloaded the book, but I don’t know how to associate the file type with the app, or move the file into the books folder.

Thank you,
Fran
I am not familiar with your device, so I sugget to google it for more details. :tiphat:
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1. epub
2. android phone
3. I have not opened a file in epub format before
4. I tried to download the nook app but I received a message that it was not compatible with my device.

Can I get a pdf copy of the book to review instead?

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blumauve_ms wrote:
12 Oct 2020, 09:50
1. epub
2. android phone
3. I have not opened a file in epub format before
4. I tried to download the nook app but I received a message that it was not compatible with my device.

Can I get a pdf copy of the book to review instead?
Once chosen, the format can't be changed. You can try to convert it yourself via the free Calibre App.
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1. Epub
2. iPhone
3. Haven’t opened a file in epub before
4.I tried to download the Nook ap but it wasn’t available in my region

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Julis wrote:
14 Oct 2020, 13:50
1. Epub
2. iPhone
3. Haven’t opened a file in epub before
4.I tried to download the Nook ap but it wasn’t available in my region
You can try to convert it to pdf or Mobi via the free Calibre App. If you don't succeed, you will need to quit the book.
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1. PDF
2.PC
3.Yes
4. Files-Open Pdf-View
5. It opens the book, but only shows the book´s cover.
6. No
7. Yes. Kindle, and it doesn't allow me to download. Immediatly it pops out, error.

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Josh Alice wrote:
16 Oct 2020, 13:54
1. PDF
2.PC
3.Yes
4. Files-Open Pdf-View
5. It opens the book, but only shows the book´s cover.
6. No
7. Yes. Kindle, and it doesn't allow me to download. Immediatly it pops out, error.
You need to convert the file to MOBI to read it on your kindle. If just the cover shows, you need to report it via the Updat tab.
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1. Epub
2. Android phone
3. No
4. Nook is not available in my country. I'm using KU, but I have selected epub format.
5. Not applicable
6. Can't open the file
7.. tried all possible tips except calibre as I want to read it in android phone

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Bhavyaekam wrote:
Yesterday, 12:10
1. Epub
2. Android phone
3. No
4. Nook is not available in my country. I'm using KU, but I have selected epub format.
5. Not applicable
6. Can't open the file
7.. tried all possible tips except calibre as I want to read it in android phone
You should try to convert the file via Calibre. If you don't succeed, you will have to quit the book.
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