Kim! Jackie's instructions are super, as always. You can also just open each html file with Internet Explorer, copy the contents to your clipboard, and insert each one into a text document. You could save them in one document by pasting, or individual file documents, as you choose. Blessings. Lynn I ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jackie McBride" <abletec@xxxxxxxxx> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Friday, October 30, 2009 12:36 PM Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Converting Html books Kim: Well I guess I'm a nurd lol. Or geek. Or...? Looks like the book is available in a .zip format. Therefore, extract the book to it's own directory by pressing applications key or shift f10 on the .zip file & choosing extract all, choose/create a directory, then open each file in internet explorer, press alt f, then a for save as, press alt t for files of type, type t to choose text, shift tab to the filename, make sure the extension is .txt, & that an appropriate filename has been filled in. Sounds a whole lot more complex than it is. On 10/30/09, Kim Friedman <kimfri11@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Hi, I have a question and I'm thinking you computer nerds might be able to > help me. Here's the story: I downloaded a collection of stories by > Mercedes > Lackey called Fiddler Fair from webscriptions.net which is affiliated with > Baen books. When I downloaded the book, I chose to do it in HTML format > because I think my BrailleNote mPower can deal with stuff in that format > or > at least I think it can. The problem is that when I enter the book, there > are a lot of files, each story being in its own file and there's a > connection to Internet Explorer in order for me to read them. What I'm > wondering is if there's a way to convert the book to plain text so I can > select those parts the BrailleNote will recognize, and do either a > copy-and-paste or a cut-and-paste job on it. I have a friend who tells me > not to bother, but just read the thing on the computer. Any advice? Keep > in > mind that I know nothing about converting texts into various formats, so I > don't know how to go about it. Also, is there some computer program I need > to get that will allow me to convert files and I hope this program will be > easy to use and very accessible. Perplexed, Kim Friedman. > > > __________ Information from ESET NOD32 Antivirus, version of virus > signature > database 4558 (20091030) __________ > > The message was checked by ESET NOD32 Antivirus. > > http://www.eset.com > > -- Change the world--1 deed at a time Jackie McBride Check out my homepage at: www.abletec.serverheaven.net & please join my fight against breast cancer <http://teamacs.acsevents.org/site/TR?px=1790196&pg=personal&fr_id=3489> To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG - www.avg.com Version: 8.5.423 / Virus Database: 270.14.39/2469 - Release Date: 10/30/09 07:52:00 To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.