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Google Play books missing table of contents for PDF uploads

I have uploaded several books (PDFs) using the Google Play Books Upload service. However, I found out that none of these show a "table of content" bookmark normally found in PDFs. (I see a valid TOC ...
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Why Google Books ocassionaly change some books, which had previews, to no preview

I have several times encountered a situation that some particular book had preview in Google Books, but later the same book (on the same link) was without preview. (If needed I can provide examples. ...
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How can I copy-paste segments from Google Books?

For instance, this google search returns a couple of sentences from the book I am interested in. I can then go and copy-paste those sentences into another document. However, I would like to copy-paste ...
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Search with Wildcards and Quotations

I'm trying to find sentences of the following syntax (in French): "Paris, une ville ancienne, est la". Thus I typed the following into Google and Google Books: *, une * *, est la. Yet my search ...
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my library and my history in google books

I am logged in. I have opened a book, added it to my library http://books.google.ee/books/about/An_Introduction_to_Information_Theory.html?id=fXxde44_0zsC&redir_esc=y I expand the my library ...
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Google books preview not available

Edit: problem solved by @Sathya in comments. It suffices to replace all instances of 358 by 97 in the wrong link that was given to me. I am still curious why such a link makes the page available, ...
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Why Google Books show different pages from different locations?

I have been told that when opening Google Books from different locations (countries) and using different browsers, it displays different pages from the same book. Can anybody explain me why is this?
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How to publish your thesis on Google Books?

While searching for a certain thesis, I have often found that some of those thesis also show up on Google Books. I would like to know, is there a provision where I could publish my thesis online on ...
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Can I save some pages of a book in Google Book?

I hope to save a few pages of a book freely available at Google Book: Page 218-223 of Richard Hittleman's Yoga: 28 Day Exercise Plan. I wonder how to do that? I am using Ubuntu and preferably ...
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How do I get to a Book's main page without having to manually modify the URL?

Say I search for a book on Google Books and then click through to it. If I copy that URL and send it to someone, they will be taken to the same page for the book, but the URL also contains a bunch of ...
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Print a Google Books preview direct to a printer and not to PDF or as a file

How do I print a preview in Google Books straight to the printer and not to file or saved as a PDF? My younger brother is researching English literature and asked me how to print a book preview from ...
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Is it possible to have a true full-screen mode for Google Books?

When I press the "full-screen" button in Google Books, about a third of my vertical space is still taken up by various toolbars. This makes it extremely difficult to read efficiently. Is there any way ...
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Is it possible to browse by Google eBook topic?

I am trying to find some books to read in the "Computers & Internet" section of Google Books. The only option I am seeing is to search for books I think are available. Is it possible to browse by ...
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Since when can't I jump to pages in Google Books?

While browsing Google Books I noticed I can't access individual sites anymore, i.e. also no table of contents or anything. I mean I see the page number there, but I can't do anything about it! Is it ...
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To what extent does Google limit page views in Google Books?

I suspect it varies between publishers, but is it known to what extent Google limits page views in Google Books? Rough estimates are fine.
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Getting the link to a public bookshelf in Google Books

Google Books offers to option to export as XML which can then be saved on my desktop. Is there a public link to this xml file? I am using the XML continuously and rather have the most recent XML as ...
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Google Books Library and Prices

I am currently using Google books to quickly create a list of books that I can sell. Is there a way to export this list to a next service (or a google feature I am missing) so that I can attach prices ...
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Google books: search within library?

Is there a way to search only books available in nearby libraries in Google Books?