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Can I "guestimate" how big my ebook will be?

dreuby Is there a way to make a rough estimate of the size of my ebook, for example by adding the sizes of my source files then adding on an amount for the compiled result?

Posted on: 4:21 pm on July 7, 2002
EBookCompiler This is a pretty wild guess...

For 4.22

If lucky...

+ 25% of HTML, and text etc files
+ 25% of splash bitmap
+ 90% of JPEGs and GIFs or other compressed files

If unlucky

+ 60% of HTML, and text etc files
+ 50% of splash bitmap
+ 100% of JPEGs and GIFs or other compressed files

(if incredibly unlucky say 440K + 100% of everything - but I don't think this is ever likely)

This should give you a ball park range, maybe - I'm not sure how accurate this would be

Posted on: 9:10 pm on July 8, 2002


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