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The creation of an e-book file from another file in a different format or vice-versa.

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Text flow up into the table in Mobi file

I have created .ePub from Indesign, perfected the layout to match that of the .PDF and converted to .MOBI using KindleGen. The text/image appearing after some of the tables flow into the table. Only ...
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How to convert Kindle format (.mobi or .azw) with annotations to PDF?

I'm looking for a way to convert a Kindle book, with several annotations in it, to PDF format, so that my annotations are also saved in the PDF file. Converting from .mobi or .azw to PDF seems pretty ...
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How to preserve the hyperlinks in a PDF file

I'm formatting my mathematical book into an ebook. To keep all mathematical symbols intact, I saved it as a .PDF. Is there any software that can preserve both mathematical symbols and the hyperlink ...
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How to know what is wrong with an ePub file converted from FB2 and not able to be opened by iBooks?

I have an EPUB file converted from FB2 by my own programmatically. I need to convert exactly programmatically because I'm going to develop an iOS app which should take an FB2 file, convert it to EPUB ...
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e-mail azw to Kindle Personal Documents Service?

To convert epub to the azw format I've tried an online conversion tool and then sending the generated file to myself as an attachment. So far this doesn't seem work so well. Yet sending mobi files ...
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How to create .mobi / .azw3 from latex document?

Is it possible to use calibre to convert latex into .mobi or .azw3?
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Fixed Layout vs Reflowable For A Puzzle e-Book

I am putting together a puzzle book. In fact, I have been able to get the book organized into a valid .epub format. However, when I go to view the book on Amazon's Kindle Preview, the layout is less ...
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Convert Hebrew .docx to epub (for Kobo)

I have a .docx file of a rough draft of a book in Hebrew that I would like to read on my Kobo. I have tried the following things: I tried converting it to epub so that I could read it on my ereader ...
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How to retain history (e.g. last reading positions) after batch converting .epubs using kepubify

I have copied my entire library of my Kobo Libra reader to my hard drive and used kepubify to convert all the regular epubs to the kepub format (specifically the command kepubify-windows-64bit.exe --...
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How to open/convert a DJVU file of a math textbook which contains equations?

I have found that some archived versions of old textbooks use DJVU files. From what I understand, the DJVU file only contains text, but perhaps I am wrong about that and there is some additional image ...
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How can I convert thousands of .xml files to an eBook format with nice formatting?

I have a folder filled with 4chan threads, each thread can contain any number of comments. I want to create readable files for my Kindle, with multiple threads per book, with each thread clearly ...
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How to convert a batch of gif URLS to epub?

I have the pages of a book in the form of over 400 gif URLS. How can I most easily convert into epub format? Thanks!
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Convert mathml formulas to PNG or SVG

My ereader does not support mathml formulas. How can I convert all the formulas inside an epub to PNG (or SVG)? I'm fine with scripts, so it doesn't need to be a software solution.
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How to send a long web page to a Kindle device?

What's the simplest solution to send a long web page to a Kindle device? Normally I use five filters, but it sometimes barfs. In this case I'm guessing it's simply the size of the page. I'm ...
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Calibre changes font coverting AZW book to EPUB

I'm trying to convert an azw book to epub. Calibre completes the conversion with no problem, but the font has changed (to something ugly). I know I can use the look and feel settings to fix this, but ...
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Is there a way to convert an cbz / epub / pdf comic to support Amazon's "panel reading"?

I got some CBZ/Epub comics from Humble Bundle, and I'm trying to replicate the functionality of comics bought directly from Amazon, where I can double tap a panel to display it full screen, and as I "...
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How to get book texts difference of two editions of ebook, to read only changes?

I got an ebook and have read it, then found there exists new edition if it, got it too, and not surprisingly found it shares much of text with previous edition. Although there exist some changes too, ...
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How do I convert a pdf with mathematical typesetting to work on a Kindle Fire 7?

There is a website for a free ebook in PDF format. See this section: Order a copy from Amazon or Barnes & Noble for $16.46 or download a PDF for free here. Click HERE for a PDF copy of the ...
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Selectively Pull HTML website book with ToC Links in Frames into an Epub? excluding library links & other books

This is related, but has some issues in working. How can I convert an HTML site into an ebook? Top > Website Menu Left Frame > Table of Contents (Multi Level Nested Tree with JScript I think) ...
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kindle cannot highlight/select words in converted pdf

I converted scientific books using softwares introduced here. I am using kindle paperwhite and the problem is that i cannot select and long press any word in PDF. Whole the file looks like an image. ...
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Is there any way to transfer my 500 or so strong Nook library to my new Kindle Paperwhite?

For the time being, let's disregard such niceties as laws and copyright regulations. I would like to know, basic step by basic step, how to take my nook books and move them to my PC, remove the DRM, ...
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Automating appending numbers to the end of paragraphs, numbered paragraphs

I'm formatting an ebook that uses line numbers. The only problem is the numbers have not been provided, so I would have to enter them all myself. How can I add these line numbers, maybe using PERL (...
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How to convert documentation site to book for printing

lets say i have a typical documentation website like https://docs.kernel.org/ but locally. It may or may not consist of frames, often a frame with the table of contents and a frame with actual ...
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Why doesn't my PDF have updates made to the original EPUB?

In Calibre, I went in the editor and edited an EPUB and everything is fine; even sent the updated book to my Kindle and the updates are there. When I convert to PDF in Calibre and save to disk the ...
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How can I convert a PNG to a PDF, where the width of the PNG is fitted to a page size, and it is broken apart into pages?

This seems like it ought to be obvious, but is anything but. I'm working in Windows. Suppose I have a PNG that is say, 1,200 by 6,000 pixels. I would like to be able to convert it to a PDF, such ...
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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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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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Convert fixed layout azw3 file, to pdf first or other formats if not possible, with all formatting intact

I have an azw3 as described above. It can be converted into epub, using the extension from Calibre "Kindle Unpack", but there are no paragraphs, meaning that the all the words in the txt ...
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Convert math-heavy epub to mobi?

I have an epub with a lot of equations, and these get garbled when converted to mobi using calibre. (E.g., “=“ gets dropped off in the mobi version.) They also become rather small images. (I’d prefer ...
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Which is best to make ebooks from web pages: dotepub or epubpress?

DotEpub and EpubPress are two extensions to Chrome (and Safari) to produce ebooks from web pages. EpubPress has the advantage that it can have as input up to 30 web pages and compose them into a ...
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How to convert jarirreader format to PDF/Mobi

I do have a book extension is .jarirreader from https://jarirreader.com/ However I can't read / convert the book unless i open it with there app. here is the book structure. Images contains the ...
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Authoring Kindle ebook from MS Word document - how to prevent pictures from stretching?

I am in the process of authoring a Kindle book. I am using MS Word for the authoring. I am following these steps for converting the .DOCX to .MOBI. MS Word --> Kindle Previewer --> Export to MOBI ...
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