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.epub e-book can't be read in Apple Books

I have an .epub e-book that was created in 2018. It was tested and worked with Kindle, Apple, and several other readers. Now, the file does not work in Apple books - and multiple people have tested or ...
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Can you typeset documents in a universal markup language?

I was recently thinking about preparing a document, and if I could structure the information of that document in the most universal way possible. Ideally, document elements should be tagged as what ...
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Is there any best reader in all devices?

I have been using readera, xodo & kindle in my mobile for reading epub, mobi. Usually I read pdfs through default pdf Acrobat in the mobile. Also I'm using Ms edge for pdf, ice cream for epub ...
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Best way to convert DOCX to EPUB?

Which is best for converting DOCX to EPUB? Pandoc, LibreOffice, or Calibre?
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EPUB3 Authoring Tools Support Media Overlays

I am trying to create an EPUB3 with read-aloud on my children's book. I have tried CircularFlo and PubCoder. Both applications are able to add the read-aloud feature to the EPUB3. However, it is only ...
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Calibre - Kindle paperwhite won't show .epub book cover

I set the cover through Calibre and saved the book locally. Cover showed nicely for Apple Books, but when I sent it to my kindle paperwhite it just doesn't show. I am not able to send it through ...
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Arabic characters appear as boxes in Kobo

I use Kobo Glo HD for ePub, it has problem displaying Arabic characters in library list and in the book's footer, they appear boxes, I tried many fonts; Dubai, Rashiq, publisher default fonts, etc. ...
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Uploading plain .txt to Kindle: marking bold, underline, and italics?

I have discovered through trial and error that plaintext (e.g., .txt) files sent to Kindle have at least some support for markup. I'm note sure where it happens, but if I email a plaintext file to my ...
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Kindle App for Win 10 PC's

Since Amazon has discontinued the windows kindle App and instead replaced it with their cloud offering - which sucks to say the least. Anyone know where I may be able to download a kindle app for my ...
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What content should be placed in the PDF Document Properties of a PDF Ebook?

I plan to release a free PDF download of a book I wrote, which recently went out-of-print reverting all rights to me. I am getting the printed book scanned into PDF files, one for each chapter. I am ...
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Disable extra (page?) numbers showing up in kobo

Hello I am packaging an epub book and I'm seeing numbers that aren't in my source on kobo. It looks like they're being added by kobo. They don't show up on Calibre or apple books.app or on kindle. ...
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The mimetype file has an extra field of length n error, while generating an ebook from command line

I'm using command line in linux to generate an ebook from a directory. I use these commands to generate: First I add mimetype in the epub. zip -0 mp.epub mimetype Next I add META-INF/ and OEBPS/ ...
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Lookinɡ for online document to epub converter

I have been lookinɡ for an free online docx or doc to epub converter, thouɡh somethinɡ always seems to be somethinɡ a bit weird about the converters [not havinɡ imaɡes after conversion, addinɡ extra ...
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can't mount kobo libra 2 on osx

The reader shows up in Disk Utility, but with no free space (even after a factory reset). If I try to mount it I get the error Could not mount “KOBOeReader”. (com.apple.DiskManagement.disenter error -...
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How do I know how many pages my manuscript will make in kindle ebook format?

I am planning to write a book. I will be using LibreOffice writer for that. After completing the work I will make a pdf file and import it in kindle. But what I want to know before hand is the number ...
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How to wrap long lines inside 'pre code' environments, for Kobo

I am trying to build an ebook from a programming tutorial (markdown): it contains many code blocks with comments; the comment lines are too long for the width of my Kobo H2O v2 reader, so I can't read ...
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Newspapers and magazines no longer show articles grouped into section

Something has changed recently about the way Kindle Paperwhite (6th generation) renders magazines like Instapaper or Wyborcza. They used to have their own view with easy access to sections and ...
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How can I sync a google doc from my G-drive with my kindle account?

I know that Kindle fire allowed for document syncing with the Amazon Cloud Drive, but I was wondering if the same can be done with my Kindle Paperwhite.
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How to use a macro or Find/Replace to make ToC link targets into links themselves pointing back to the ToC in Libreoffice?

I am exporting a very large document (1400+ pages) to ebook, and have already worked out the Table of Contents (ToC) as hyperlinks to all the chapters and sections, and the hyperlinks work fine after ...
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KDP question, same book different ISBN

I'm planning to publish my books to lulu but the problem is ISBN. I know that I can't use the same Isbn, so my question is: can I publish the same book and same title to other book stores with a ...
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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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