Wanted: SAP manuals in ePub format

Every time SAP comes out with a new set ofSybase SAP pdf manuals, the meta data has to be corrected. Often the stored titles, description, etc are wildly wrong. Very sloppy and unprofessional for a mega corp the size of SAP.

The ePub book format has been out for many years and has many features that make it tablet, phone, PC, whatever friendly. Reading a SAP manual at night? No problem, change the font color to white on black so you don’t wake your spouse. The font is too small? No problem, choose a larger or different font. You can’t do any of that with a PDF. Try reading the ASE Admin guides on a 4″ iPhone. I dare you. You might as well pour salt in your eye sockets.

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SAP Sybase Control Center manuals fixed to work with tablet/phone PDF readers like Aldiko

Aldiko Book Reader Premium Full v2.2.3.apkMany PDF readers for smart phones (Android/iphone) and tablets manage the pdf files Calibre_Logobased solely on the Title and Author fields in the PDF file. While for this is fine for your average book, it is not all that helpful with manuals that tend to have abbreviated or no data in the title/author fields. In the case of the manuals for Sybase Control Center, I’m unable to load the manuals for say v3.2.8 as they have the same Title/Author data.  I used the same method from SAP Sybase IQ 15.4 manuals fixed to work with tablet/phone PDF readers like Aldiko

Here are the Sybase Control Center manuals that I’ve ‘fixed’ to work with Aldiko. They are identical to the PDFs on sybooks with the exception of the PDF fields I mentioned previously.


Sybase Control Center 3.2.7 – Installation Guide – Sybase, Inc_
Sybase Control Center 3.2.8 – Release Bulletin – Sybase, Inc_
Sybase Control Center 3.2.6 for Replication – Sybase, Inc_
Sybase Control Center 3.2.8 for Adaptive Server Enterprise – Sybase, Inc_
Sybase Control Center 3.2.7 for SAP Sybase IQ – Sybase, Inc_

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