KDE CHM Thumbnailer
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Description:

A KDE thumbnail generator for the CHM file format. It depends on CHMlib http://www.jedrea.com/chmlib/.
Since 0.2.1 release it works with KDE Frameworks 5, for KDE 4 just keep using 0.2 stable release.

Tested with a limited set of CHM files. It should work with standard compliant documents (http://www.nongnu.org/chmspec/latest/).

Once installed go to Configure Dolphin -> General -> Previews and select CHM documents.

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* epub? http://kde-apps.org/content/show.php/KDE+ePub+Thumbnailer?content=151210
* fb2? http://kde-apps.org/content/show.php/KDE+fb2+Thumbnailer?content=160180

Comments are welcome.

Changelog:

1 year ago

0.2.1 (KF5)
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KF5 porting

0.2 (last KDE 4 release)
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An alternative strategy for some not standard CHM files
Minor improvements

0.1.3
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Minor improvements
Bugfixes

0.1.2
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Fix an issue with Kubuntu 11.10. Thanks to srog.

0.1.1
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Fix uppercase issue with a bad chm

0.1
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First release

4 years ago

mrbitt

Hi, please add for ARCHLINUX https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=62071

thanks.

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4 years ago

caig

Done, thanks a lot!

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4 years ago

jospoortvliet

awesome - I've been playing with chm and this works nicely. Any chance you can get it in KDE Graphics or wherever it makes sense? ;-)

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4 years ago

caig

I'm happy it works for you too!
I'm just an user who tries to learn, the code isn't good enough for a similar chance. But I like the idea, maybe in future i'll try to understand how the proposal process works :)

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4 years ago

nihui

some chm documents do not have cover image, but they have a html start page.
it makes sense to render this html as its thumbnail, doesn't it?

thanks for your work anyway :)

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4 years ago

caig

Good point!
I'll try it, in todo list for epub thumbnailer too.
Thanks!

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4 years ago

srog

Thank you - working fine with the Kubuntu 12.04.
With the "older" Kubuntu (11.10) the mime type needs fixing. The last year Kubuntu model is using: application/x-chm i.e. chmthumbnail.desktop: "MimeType=application/vnd.ms-htmlhelp;application/x-chm;"
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PPA Search: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+ppas?name_filter=kde-thumbnailer-chm

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4 years ago

caig

Thanks a lot, updated!

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