RE: OT: Anyone using Kindle for Oracle Docs and/or other tech docs?

From: Blanchard, William G <>
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 08:45:16 -0500
Message-ID: <5AB39101E7EA7841BDE65D8E04BBD2A4012EFAE6_at_CMBFISLTC13.FNFIS.COM>

I use Calibre to sync my Kindle with my laptop (Linux). I was disappointed when I tried to convert some pdfs into a kindle format as there was a lot of junk included with the converted pdf and if I recall it didn't handle the pictures well. It's obviously possible since the Thinkfree Office app on my android phone can convert it perfectly.    

WGB   From: Steve Baldwin [] Sent: Thursday, April 14, 2011 11:58 PM
Cc: Blanchard, William G;; Subject: Re: OT: Anyone using Kindle for Oracle Docs and/or other tech docs?  

I haven't specifically tried it for Oracle pdf's but this (open source) tool is pretty slick for organising your ebooks :  

It will convert pdf's to mobi's (and other formats for other ebook readers).  


On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 1:48 PM, Keith Moore <> wrote:

I agree. I find it almost unusable for PDFs. For the text to be readable, you
need to scroll back and forth to read each line.

You can convert PDFs to a kindle readable format. Here's a good article on the
options: a-kindle-3/

I haven't tried too many documents and it does work but not always perfectly.


> I use it but it's less than ideal. In order to read the pdfs, you have
> rotate and zoom in the document. I would like the Kindle to convert
pdfs into
> a readable format like Thinkfree Office does on my Android phone.
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