Reading eBooks On The Cyclo

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  1. OptimisticPessim
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    OptimisticPessim Advanced Member

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    Er, some questions for reading eBooks thru Cyclo...

    1. How do I read .txt or .pdf files using my Cyclo?
    2. Where do I put the files in the MicroSD Card?
    3. Does the function support Asian Characters (unicode)?
     
  2. wchill

    wchill Resident chillxpert

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    1. Moonshell or DSOrganize.
    2. Anywhere.
    3. Depends.
     
  3. Seven

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    1. Moonshell, DSReader, DSOrganize.
    2. Anywhere, when you run the homebrew programs above you'll be able to locate them through a file browser.
    3. Haven't tried, but you can try adding an East Asian font for DSReader and try using that, but I suspect the font file is different from the ones that DSReader accepts, so...Besides that, I would give moonshell a try for reading East Asian language files since it was coded originally in Japanese.
     
  4. Chrono_Tata

    Chrono_Tata GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    PDF files won't work on the DS.
     
  5. TraumaHoundNDS

    TraumaHoundNDS GBAtemp Fan

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    Hmmm...I was going to point you to Ands PDF viewer (I'll link it for reference's sake) but after trying to load a couple of different PDFs with it and getting nothing but errors I can't recommend this at this time. Anyone have any success with this?

    I'd say if you're looking to read PDFs pick up Comic Book Reader & PictoDS for converting PDFs into usable CBDS files, which I think you can pick up here.
     
  6. xxRAG3

    xxRAG3 GBAtemp Fan

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    It works for me, but I used small ones. However, ands really needs to fix a lot of problems (theres no dpad scroll, only with the stylus, and its so hard to get to the right spot using it. Also it freezes for a good 10 seconds if you attempt to make two moves close to eachother.

    EDIT: Trauma only posted a download link, heres his main site for newer versions/news/just comment.