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image can refer to 2D renditions in pixels of text (scans, rendering), as well as photos and drawings enclosed in an ebook.

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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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Images chopped horizontally on ADE

I have about 20 images in an epub (on various xhtml pages). My prepped epub shows its images (when tested on cell phone): OK on Kobo App [with .kepub.epub extension set] OK on PocketBook eReader OK ...
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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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How to convert the pdf (images slightly distorted) of a book to a clearpdf/epub?

Can someone please suggest a way to convert the pdf of a book which is collection of photos of the book into a clear pdf/epub. I have attached a sample page for your reference, and pages like these ...
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why is kindle ebook content not displaying properly after windows 10 update

I'm using Kindle app for PCs on several windows OS devices, including Windows 7, 8.1, and 10. After one of the Windows 10 machines did a recent update to latest build, the Kindle app started ...
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What is the best way to export image highlights from Kindle?

Is there a way to export images that I've highlight on my Kindle? Thus far I've only been able to export text. Thanks!
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JPG continues to appear in subsequent pages

I have tables I converted to jpg inserted into the MS Word file of a book to be published. After converting to epub with Calibre, I noticed the jpgs continue to show in the background in pages after ...
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JPG loses quality during ePUB to PDF conversion with calibre

I have a ePUB with a bunch of formulas as JPG files. In the ePUB they are super crisp, but during ePUB to PDF conversion with calibre all the images become blurry, I'd imagine they are JPG compressed. ...
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Kindle Create and full page images

I use the kindle plugin for MS Word and Kindle Create from Amazon. I have several images in my book, which I want to always take up a full page with maximum size (margins are okay), independent of the ...
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Is there a way to have a fallback format for images?

I understand that devices supporting ePub 3.0 accept SVG as image format. I however wonder is there is a way to add a fallback image (say, in JPG or PNG) so that an older device may choose to display ...
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Images poor in Kobo

I am creating an eBook with images. They appear OK on an iphone, but small and blurry in my Kobo. Is this a Kobo issue?
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How to create an ePub full-page image which properly reflows

I'm interested in taking some text and making an ePub e-book out of it. It has full-page images in it. Is there some way in ePub to make an image become a full-page image that properly gets reflowed ...
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Move image to top of the page (like LaTeX’s \begin{figure}[t])

Before I start, let me be clear about what I’m not trying to do: I’m not trying to keep particular text on the same page as an image. I’m not trying to force a page break before an image. That said, ...
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How to avoid image distortion when convert my .epub to .mobi

I have Indesing book for printing. I optimized all styles for epub conversion. I exported my book to epub from Indesing. I unzipped my epub and work on its HTML code. Then I zip it again. I need to ...
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Kindle vs Hyperlinked Images

I should have tested my first epub better before publishing it to Kindle. I just now discovered that Kindle apparently doesn't support hyperlinked images, which seems bizarre to me. Can anyone tell ...
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Downscaled screenshots of HTML tables look blurry. Why?

My EPUB contained many HTML tables, many of which would break on small screens. I therefore took screenshots of the tables and inserted the images into the EPUB in place of the HTML tables. I just ...
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Any way to keep captions of the images always with the image?

I have written a book in Microsoft Word with a lot of images. But I am facing issues that the titles that I have given are going in the next page. I understand I can resize the images but I wanted to ...
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How to improve image-heavy mobi-format e-book?

I am fairly new to ebook world and written a book which has many images, but I am afraid it will increase the size of the book in mobi format as well (currently I save it in Docx) I know that Amazon ...
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How to add a background image to each page of mobi or epub books?

How we can add background image or fancy borders to each or any single page of mobi/epub book? as I understand epub is in html format is it possible to add the background using the css files? but I am ...
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Keep image from Word to upub conversion

I have a lot of images in my MS Word non-fiction book. How do I keep them when converting to upub ? Thanx
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does using DC superhero images in a fan/trivia ebook consitute infringement? [closed]

The ebook will be a compilation of Fan facts and trivia. some part of the book i will be using images from DC characters. Would i need to ask permission to dc in order to use the images or do i just ...
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How to make images scale with text size on an Amazon Kindle?

I am trying to create an book for use on my Kindle. The text has mathematical inline formulas rendered as images and for the formulas to fit in well, the images need to scale with the text size. I ...
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How can I reduce the resolution of images in an epub or mobi file?

Some of the last O'Reilly ebooks I got have become really large (e.g. 60MB for the mobi version and 5.5MB for the epub version) - and these are computer science text books (not art books). The ...
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Centering images in ePub made with Apple Pages

I am using Apple Pages to create an eBook (I know I should have used InDesign, I will use it for the next one!). All the text is there, I have used headings and I am very pleased with the result. ...
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How do I have Calibre automatically create a cover image from a non-ebook file?

I am an RPG publisher and use Calibre to maintain my research library (PDF, mostly) and my stock art library (various image files). When I load a PDF, Calibre automatically creates a cover image ...
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How to skip those hyphens while searching in acrobat

I have two pdf files: original image pdf where the pdf file is just an image of the text ocr pdf produced by OCR, using ABBYY FineReader 11 these are the process i did i have a image pdf then i ...
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Formulas are not displayed properly

I usually create summaries of my university stuff with Open Office. I then export it as ODT and convert it to MOBI with Calibre in order to read it on my Kindle 4. The problem is, my created formulas ...
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Create Kindle dictionary as KF8 / Floating images in a Kindle dictionary

I'm working on a Game of Thrones Kindle dictionary and would like to float images in some of the definitions. (width 20%, floated right) This is supported on newer kindles using the KF8 format ...
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What is the best way to read manga on Kindle?

I have a Kindle 5 and I would like to read manga (japanese comic) on it. What methods can I use? What format is the best and is there any converter that can create that format from a bunch of JPEG ...
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Interior Image requirements for non-Kindle distributors & devices with retina displays?

I am happy to see that the Kindle Formatting Guide is accepting high resolution image files for interior images and downconverting as needed. I was wondering if other ebook distributors are doing ...
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Nook Simple Touch, Zoom On Picture

I have a Nook Simple Touch. One of my .epub files contains an image. The image is pretty small. How do I zoom in on it? (With a Nook Color, I double-tap to zoom, but this doesn't seem to work on ...
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How to prevent Calibre replacing my cover image

I am trying to add an image as a cover of my ebook in "edit book" mode, so I choose "Add cover" from "Tools" menu, add my image and for a moment it seems to work, however very quickly the image is ...
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Stretching an image to fit the screen

I am converting a book for use on a Kindle 7. I want certain images to display as large as possible while keeping the original aspect ratio. I can get the images to display properly in EPUB format, ...
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Can I float an image to the top or the bottom of the screen?

Is there a way to create floating images for Kindle (or for any eBook format) that float up to the top or down to the bottom of the screen/page? I have a written children's book for my daughter, with ...
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Can I use a Youtube still image in my ebook

Here is another copyright question. Can I use a still image (which I will further modify, such as convert to black/white and apply filters from graphic software) from a standard youtube licensed video ...
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Cover image size by ebook format

For my first ebook, I am designing a cover. I wonder what size the cover image should have. I use pandoc to create the epub 2 file, but I want to try other formats eventually. Is there a ...
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Avoid additional styling of images in html made by Calibre viewer

Under Ubuntu 12.04 I converted with Calibre an html source to epub format, but when I read the resulting epub with Calibre I noticed (using the 'inspect' command of Calibre viewer) that images get ...
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Where can I source images for ebooks that are not restricted by reproduction limits nor dpi? [closed]

As you are probably aware, most image vendors restrict you to the number of reproductions you can make using their images. Many have additional licenses that you can purchase, but they are often ...
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How can I automate the creation of EPUB files from series of existing JPEG photos?

I have multiple sets of JPEG photos (not images/scans of books, but of e.g. my children), that I would like to turn into EPUB files, so I can take them along on my ebook-reader and view them. Are ...
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How to change the images displayed when my Kindle Touch is put to sleep?

Whenever I press the power button on my Kindle Touch, an image is displayed on the e-ink screen. The images depict various typographical tools and elements (like a typewriter, etc.). However, it ...
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How to use the e-ink Kindle readers to display photos?

The Kindle e-readers that lack full color displays also lack an app for displaying photos. Is there a way to get a series of photos to display? I realize they will be displayed in monochrome / ...
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Is there a standardized or recommended image format, size, and resolution when embedding images?

I would like to embed images into my ebook, but I could not find any general references that describe "best practices" related to image format, size and resolution. Are there any standardized or ...
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