Can other software collections be converted to e-Sword?

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Providential1611
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I was wondering if my Ages Bible software, my Libronix, Quickverse books could all be brought under the command or Converted to e-Sword? I would love to have all those hundreds of books and commentaries in one place.

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Re: Can other software collections be converted to e-Sword?

Hi the only way I know is to manually (copy and Paste). That is how I am converting my modules. Check out my link to the WORD to e-Sword. I posted software that i am using. Right now I am working on 3-5 cmt now and I have a lot of books to paste over.

If you can check if e-Sword already have any of your modules.

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Re: Can other software collections be converted to e-Sword?

Try using the Convertor found @:

http://e-sword-users.org/users/node/2728

I have been able to convert quite a few other program modules to the e-Sword format with it. Try at lest one from all the different programs you have to see if any of the programs modules can be converted. If the convertor asks for a password during the conversion processthat means that those kind can be converted but you can not convert the ones that are password protected, so try the other of that kind to see if any of them are not password protected.

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Re: Can other software collections be converted to e-Sword?

I don't know about the newer Ages, but the old Christian Library is all in .pdf files so you can use Adobe reader for them if you want.

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Re: Can other software collections be converted to e-Sword?

Thanks for the replies. The older Ages programs, like the library which I do have, won't work or save to my hardrive. So I have to put the CDs in and out. Its a real pain when one is used to having it all on the computer.

When you say cut and paste to Esword--do you mean, open a book or commentary, find the way to "select all" copy and then paste it to where exactly. I am not computer savvy--computers seem to enjoy not cooperating with me, if you know what I mean! I am willing to try it. My Quickverse has a lot of good books and commentaries, but it is 6.0 and has some annoying issues. Its amazing that eSword--a free program is better and easier to use than one I paid good money for! Praise the Lord for eSword.

Libronix is a processor-hog, and I'd rather not use it if I can help it. Thanks again.

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Re: Can other software collections be converted to e-Sword?

"The older Ages programs, like the library which I do have, won't work or save to my hardrive."

Very strange, I have several of the commentaries on my hard drive. You might try it again. The Ver. 8 is the one I have as I remember.

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Re: Can other software collections be converted to e-Sword?

Providential1611 wrote:
I was wondering if my Ages Bible software, my Libronix, Quickverse books could all be brought under the command or Converted to e-Sword?

Quickverse resources are in STEP format, which can be read/utilised by the STEP component in e-Sword.

Most of the Ages Bible Software is either PDF or STEP format. The latter can be read using the STEP component in e-Sword. The former can be "linked to" e-Sword by creating a topical file that lists the PDFs, and opening them that way.

My analysis of the Libronix EULA is that format shifting is a EULA violation. Bob Pritchard doesn't seem to think that it is. Neither him, nor I are lawyers. Regardless, I'm not going to explain how to convert Libronix resources to e-Sword format.

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Re: Can other software collections be converted to e-Sword?

Hi I was going so say "Try using the Step Reader in e-Sword". You beat me to it Jonathon :-) I agree with you.

Check out "Want More Step Reader Files" I listed my way of converting step to e-Sword. It may take time to convert it over, but it will be worth it.

With the Cd's: 1. Put the disk in 2. Open my Computer 3. right click on the disk drive 4. click on the information (Files) 5. Save to your documents or c:Program Files -> e-Sword folder.

Back up all your files (modules) to an external hard drive. I've backed up all my modules and e-Sword programs.

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