The Readerware Book Preferences tab is used to configure book related
By default Readerware validates each ISBN
enter. If you receive an error when entering an ISBN, it means that the
ISBN check digit validation failed. Normally you can resolve this by
the ISBN and correcting it. Occasionally you might find that Readerware
rejects an ISBN even though you entered it exactly as printed on the
Very rarely the publisher may include an invalid ISBN, this is normally
on older titles, issued when the ISBN was new.
You can tell Readerware to accept the invalid ISBN anyway using the
error dialog that is displayed.
If you want to disable ISBN validation and accept whatever you enter
without requiring you to respond to the confirmation dialog, check the
Accept Invalid ISBN Without Confirmation radio
Clear this button and Readerware will display a confirmation dialog
it encounters an invalid ISBN.
UPC Manufacturer Mapping
To convert a mass market paperback UPC or barcode to an ISBN,
Readerware needs to map the UPC manufacturer code to the ISBN publisher
code. Using this table, you can delete and change the mappings.
Normally this is handled automatically when you scan the barcode, but
you can change the mappings and add codes for publishers that have been
assigned multiple codes. More info.
The Button Panel
Once you have made your changes, click on OK to save
and have them take effect. Click on Cancel to discard
changes. Note you only have to click on OK when you have
finished all your changes, you can move between tabs and only click OK
when you are done. This will close the Readerware preferences dialog.
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