The latest version of Calibre (August 2015) does a superb job converting doc.x files to Epubs. You get a perfect table of contents and better still, your text wraps around frames. Unfortunately, Calibre does not 'see' the equations, charts, and animations native to Mathematica 10. Is there any hope? Does anyone out there know of a work around?

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    Have you brought up your findings with Kovid Goyal? Or the user community? calibre-ebook.com/get-involved – Scott Porter Sep 16 '15 at 17:32
  • Kovid Goyal told me he's not interested. – Henry Basnacite Sep 16 '15 at 23:14
  • That's unfortunate. – Scott Porter Sep 17 '15 at 0:23
  • Can you export your MS Word to RTF, then have Calibre convert the RTF to epub (rather than docx). – Paulb Feb 22 '16 at 14:33
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    The epub is just a bunch of HTML - how would Mathematica display in an HTML page? Is it using proprietary fonts? Looking at Wolfram's site, I can't actually see anything that looks like it even works on their own website. – Auspex Mar 1 '16 at 17:44

I haven't tried using Calibre to convert docx to mobi, though I'm always using Calibre to convert eBooks in ePub, PDF or AZW.

I'm using an add-on tool in Word, free, directly help generate ePub by the document I created.


  • What about converting a doc.x file (with working Mathematica demonstrations inside of tables) to HTML, then converting the HTML to an epub? How would I do that? – Henry Basnacite Sep 17 '15 at 12:47
  • Hi, as what I known, we can save a docx as html file, but you many need to adjust the layout. Then, add your html into calibre (drag, ok), click on "Convert eBooks", choose "ePub" as outout format. Done. epubor.com/how-to-convert-html-to-epub.html – user71684 Sep 19 '15 at 2:01

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