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Alternatives way to convert mobi file to txt

I've been trying for a long time to convert a .mobi file to .txt, but it always gives an error. I've tried dozens of apps (online and offline), but it always gives an error. Could anyone help me? It ...
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How can I "name" PDF pages?

I'm trying to export a PDF of a scanned book. Regardless of whether I try to use GIMP or LibreOffice Draw, I can't seem to name any of the cover pages! I want to have the page numbers on the exported ...
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Are Creative Cloud/Indesign EPub Embedded Fonts Broken on Kindle IOS?

I am publishing an eBook with source code, and I want to use an Emigre typeface to improve readability on phone devices. It's bundled with Creative Cloud so I have created an ePub test. Fonts working:...
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How to translate web pages to epub?

I have a Kobo H2O Aura ebook reader. It uses the getpocket application: I send the link of a web article from my registered e-mail address to a central getpocket address, and when I turn on my ebook ...
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A way to force multi page Epub on Google Play Books

So, I have come to the understanding that to have multiple page displaying on google play books, I have to tilt the device to landscape, so that the option appears on the menu on top. But I want to ...
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Trying to repair unresolved hyperlinks in TOCs that crop up from time to time in conversions

I am converting some of my eBooks to EPUB and using Amazon's Preview app to confirm they're ok to send to them via the email to Kindle collection method. Commonly my most reoccurring error has to do ...
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Does changing the language on a kindle change the books?

If I change my Kindle’s language setting from English(us) to English(UK) will that change the language used in the Ebooks? Will Color be displayed as Colour in a Ebook
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How to distribute self-published pdf widely as we know from eBooks in epub format?

When selfpublishing you either submit your creation as epub OR it's converted into epub by a distributor, a dedicated publishing company, who finally distrubutes it to online shops like amazon, book ...
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Can one have ebooks that show updates available

I'm wondering if there is any ebook format, hopefully standard and widely supported one, that allows you to track updates to the book. So that the customer can download a book, and when that book is ...
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What (if any) are the current models of e-readers with good pdf text reflow?

I've had my I-river Story HD for ages (I think since 2013 or something), but I managed to damage the screen by dropping it, and now it's basically unreadable with all sorts of black lines going across ...
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How to display an image at two different sizes in Calibre?

Recently I've taken up the hobby of converting long-forgotten, never-reprinted pulp novels into eBook format, via the Calibre editor. So far I've found the learning curve to not be too steep, except ...
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'Embedding' Kindle highlights within original file / saved version, for reading on other devices

(I've been searching everywhere for people with the same specific use case / solution that I'm looking for, but so far no luck.) Is there a solution for exporting highlights made on a kindle (either a ...
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Can I make direct citation on Kindle books?

Recently, I had serious problems with Amazon Kindle: I have used my own work, from my blog, and images free for use. However, they accused me of copyright infringement. Blocked my account, after a ...
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How to make images in mobi comic book fullscreen

I’m reading OnePiece recently, but my ereader app cannot display the images full screen, which makes texts too small to read. Mean while, I found that I can write custom css rules to style the book. ...
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how to fix epub/mobi font size inconsistency on libra 2?

Just bought my first e-reader, a Kobo Libra 2. I've tried various books but for reproducibility consider this scenario: factory-reset mount via usb to linux pc insert dummy user to .kobo/KoboReader....
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Why is the battery life so bad on my new PocketBook InkPad Color?

I quite recently bought a brand new PocketBook InkPad Color, having read something about "a month per charge". But now I've yet again recharged it because it was almost out of power after ...
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How can a reading pad not come with the Times New Roman font?

I had to manually figure out how to copy over the Times New Roman font from my Windows machine to my new PocketBook InkPad Color. It had nothing like it selectable by default. What could possibly ...
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Find source image from azw3 file

When looking at the rawml of a azw3 file using kindle unpack. Most image embeds look something like this. (This is the rawml of an epub converted to azw3.) <img src="kindle:embed:0003?mime=...
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Is it legal to make my own translation from public domain text from wikisource?

BH On wikisource they have a hebrew tanach [bible] which seems to be in the public domain [the original hebrew text itself is but the question would only be if they made minor changes, and according ...
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Ebook usage, distribution, recommendations and trends

I work for a national cancer charity. We produce all our printed content as ebooks available from our website. But the download of ebook formats (pdf, Mobi and epub) is pretty low. There are around ...
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How to access developer tools in iBooks on macOS Monterey (version 12)

How do I access developer tools in iBooks on macOS12 (Monterey)? We have epubs with multiple-choice questions, and we use Javascript to make them interactive (i.e. click on an option, see if you're ...
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How to make a custom Kindle dictionary be case insensitive?

I'm developing a custom Bulgarian Dictionary for Kindle, in .mobi format (source code is here: https://github.com/yanosh-k/bulgarian_dictionary). I've manged to successfully create a working version, ...
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I`ve lost my kindle please help [duplicate]

can somebody please help me to track my kindle (paperwhite). I`ve lost it and I have no idea where it is!
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EPUBCheck aborted! The system lacks sufficient memory! Make sure that Java is installed as 64bit application. Error code: 99

Below is error am facing when loading epub file in pagina EPUB checker. EPUBCheck aborted! The system lacks sufficient memory! Make sure that Java is installed as 64bit application. Error code: 99 ...
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How to convert all SVG images to PNG images in an EPUB file

Is there a way to convert all of the SVG images in an EPUB file into PNG images? I want to do this because few EPUB readers have full support for SVG (most readers only implement a subset of SVG).
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Should I register my Kindle DX?

A few days back I purchased a second hand Kindle DX online. But realized that I could not change the settings, I had to register it first. So, should I register it? I fear that if I do, I'll get ...
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Mac Kobo Desktop crashes after adding books from Digital Editions folder - What to do?

Mac Kobo Desktop crashes after adding books from Digital Editions folder - What to do? I saw a posting that said I could import my epub books from the Digital Editions folder of my Mac Desktop into ...
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Verify your Kindle document e-mail from Amazon

I recently added an e-mail account to the list of approved senders to my kindle e-mail address. Why do I keep getting e-mails from Amazon: Hi , We received a request to send the following document to ...
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How to check the current copyright status of books?

How long lasts the copyright over a book? Is there a way to check the current copyright status of a book by using ISBN?
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How to transfer books from Kindle App to PC?

I've been using Kindle App on phone (instead of Kindle device), but I can't find a way as to how to read those books in my laptop offline. Please advise on how can it be done. Thanks!
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Kindle Paperwhite suddenly stopped showing collections

I have been using collections just about as long as the feature has existed. Today when I turned on my Kindle the option to show collections was grayed out. I tried restarting the reader a couple of ...
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Automatically sync sample content to Kindle?

I have a Kindle Paperwhite synced to my Amazon account. I often go to amazon.com and click 'Download sample' on a book. When I next go to my Kindle, the sample thumbnail is visible, but when I click ...
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How to solve the issue of two cover images being created when converting from epub2 to epub3 using pandoc?

Essentially, what happens is that when I convert from epub 2 epub 3 using pandoc by using the following line: pandoc input_file.epub -t epub3 -o documents/input_file.epub I get the version changed ...
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How can I get table of contents entries to wrap instead of clip on my Kindle device?

The table of contents entries on my Kindle device are truncated after about 25 characters. This prevents me from seeing the full entry. Worse still, when the entry has a long prefix like "Chapter ...
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What iOS or Android PDF readers have a "go back" functionality?

I am looking for a PDF reader that can handle large PDFs efficiently... but, importantly, allow the user to go back to a previous page once they follow a link. It seems to me this feature should be ...
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Which ebook readers can play videos?

I am looking for help to determine which ebook readers that are currently on the market can play videos. Specifically I would like to know if there is a model that works well with online learning ...
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How to show page number in Kindle app on iOs?

I am trying to use Kindle app on my iPhone to read books that are not on my Amazon account. I just send them via email. What I am struggling is these books have a weird substitute for page numbers. It ...
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How to preserve each page as sections when converting PDF to EPUB with Calibre?

Trying to convert a PDF to EPUB with Calibre, and make it generate EPUB sections with each individual PDF page. Example: convert this to PDF with LibreOffice https://acdbio.com/sites/default/files/...
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Links between e-book files in the same folder

Which e-book file format (EPUB, PDF, DjVu, XPS, CBT, CBZ, FB2, PDB, HTML, DOC, MOBI, etc.) allows inserting a hyperlink to another e-book file in the same folder in an e-book reader? I want to make an ...
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Best Ebook Reader Applications for Multiple Devices

So I know the best is very opinionated, but currently I am managing all my ebooks (All formats) using Callibre Software for Desktop and whenever I have to sync it with other devices I prefer Google ...
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Why won't my Kindle sync all my personal documents?

Most articles I find on the web that I want to read, I sync to my Kindle. I had a Kindle Voyage, and I had problems syncing personal documents. Whether it was a hard limit of books or documents or a ...
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Windows Internals eBook & Kindle Paperwhite compatibility

I just bought the Windows Internals, Part 1, 7th Edition eBook in Kindle format on Amazon and found out it doesn't render very well on my old Kindle Paperwhite 2 (6th generation). Some text is missing,...
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What software supports creation of EPUB (Kindle) files in Persian language based on Amazon RTL file creation standards

I am trying to develop a file in EPUB format in Persian (Farsi) language based on the Amazon's file creation standards. Could you kindly suggest what software I need to use for this purpose? I have ...
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How to track plagarist by ISBN?

A self-published author friend (how ironic, on Author's Day!) found her book has been copied entirely, given a new cover and title, and is available for order on Walmart and other book sellers. She's ...
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Authorship/rights, how are they distributed in a children's ebook?

Considering a children's ebook where each page has text and is illustrated, how are the rights and authorship typically distributed between the writer and the designer?
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Synchronization Kindle between Macbook Pro and tablet

I want to read and edit books and pdfs on all my devices(Macbook Pro, Ipad Pro and Samsung Galaxy A7). I tried Kindle for this. However, Kindle for mac is not compatible with others. When I use ...
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How can one change the "Date Added" of a book in Adobe Digital Edition?

I recently installed Adobe Digital Edition (ADE) on my computer. On ADE, each book has some associated metadata. The one I am interested in is the "Date Added" which is the date and time the ...
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Kindle ebook for free distribution: azw3 or mobi?

I'm working on a project of a website where we'll give ebooks for free (and of course without drm). Apart from epub, we'd like to give also a kindle-compatible format. And here I'm a bit confused: on ...
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Calibre cuts full anime pages

I have a quick question about calibre. My process is that is have a folder with JPG's of a manga that I read, I then zip that folder into a zip file and run it through calibre to get a PDF file in the ...
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difference between `variablelist` and `glosslist` in DocBook

I can't find an explanation when which should be used in any guide. Even their presentations in “DocBook 5.2: The Definitive Guide” by Norman Walsh are similar. Maybe, one of them is deprecated? Maybe,...
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