Usability

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Kobo Aura ONE 01a

Problem: Given an item in the Internet Archive, e.g. The works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, you may be tempted to download the PDF for its exactness. Admirable! However, my e-reader is horribly slow for opening it and turning pages. I find slow page turning aggravating; it makes me lose my train of thought and strains my reading comprehension.

This extra work is well worth it for me.

  • See also PDF? I haven't tested it, but I wonder if "repairing" a PDF would also help with e-reader speed.



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Software > WordPress > WordPress Plugins >

https://wordpress.org/plugins/code-snippets/

This plugin allows you to add code snippets as an alternative to directly editing a theme's functions.php.

I used to manually edit functions.php for my child theme Parament-spiralofhope.



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Software > WordPress > WordPress Plugins >

https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/footnotes/
https://cheret.de/plugins/footnotes-2/ [ 1 ] was manfisher.net/plugins/footnotes/

A plugin to let you insert text mid-sentence, and have it be turned into a link leading to the text instead placed at the bottom of the page.

  • Sedentary -- The author commented that he is not a programmer and that he needs assistance for his ideas. I know exactly how he feels.

    • As of 2020-07-07 this situation has not changed.



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