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A brand of e-book readers and tablet devices produced by Amazon.

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Double Superscripts in Kindle Ebooks

I am trying to convert (from Adobe InDesign) print book with a small amount of math. I've used InDesign to save a reflowable ePub. Now I'm polishing and fixing. A couple of items require double ...
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Highlights keep showing from previous version on Kindle

I don't have a Kindle, otherwise I would have tested this: is it possible that when updating (manually, through Calibre or some other programs) a book that already has some highlight, those highlights ...
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remove books from daughters iPad with a kindle app

I loaded the Kindle App onto my daughter's iPad. Her kindle app is synced to my Amazon account. I want to remove the books that she will likely have no interest and only keep the books I want her to ...
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Extending images to edges of screen (bleed) with CSS to Kindle

Kindle Create has a new feature called "image bleed". It extends an image past the left and right margins by placing it on the edge. I'm wondering how to reproduce it, is there a way to ...
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I uploaded a Kindle book. How can I view the book description prior to publishing?

I want to publish a Kindle book. I uploaded both the description and content. However, I can´t find the description on the Amazon Kindle page for review before publishing. I can see the content but ...
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Can we transfer annotations of a .epub file to Kindle?

I have a .epub file with some annotations and highlights. I was reading this on the Calibre desktop app. I transferred the file to my Kindle using the drag-and-drop service from Amazon. However, the ...
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How to use Malayalam dictionary on kindle

I would like to use Malayalam dictionary on my kindle pw. I downloaded a Malayalam dictionary named "English-Malayalam dictionary by Gijo Varkey". I tried all formats of the dictionary viz ...
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newly added books from PC don't show up in Kindle

I have some issues with my paperwhite 5 and I need some help. I was able to use it for months wo any issue. I copied many books from PC into Kindle's "documents" folder (in mobi format) - ...
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Is there a way to turn off hyphenation for a .kcb file?

Is there a way to turn off hyphenation for a .kcb file, either using Kindle Create or a more sophisticated .kcb-outputting program Choice of whether or not to hyphenate is a user setting on a Kindle, ...
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Kindle Fire what is the toggle option in collections under "view"?

Kindle Fire what is the toggle option in collections under "view"? There is a blank toggle switch right under the view options (grid, list, most recent...). Can anyone tell me what its ...
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Epub with SVG does not work on Kindle app

I am trying to create an epub book. The book includes svg. I have previewed the book in kindle preview and it displays correctly. But when I open it in kindle app on Mac and iPad the display is all ...
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Will Kindle Direct Publishing maintain my formatting around images

I know KDP can upload Word documents. I have a large part of my book completed and I want to include images. I know they will be displayed in black and white on a Kindle, but what about formatting? I ...
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Questions about File Guidelines in KDP

I don't understand some requirements listed in here: https://kdp.amazon.com/en_US/help/topic/G202145060 Is the native file the file I give to Amazon? What does embed fonts and images mean? What are ...
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E-Reader with decent browser for rendering openHAB dashboard

I'm running openHAB on my Raspberry Pi 4 with several dashboards. Now I want to display one of these dashboards on an E-Ink display and I'm looking for a good device. The openHAB dashboard is just a ...
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CSS margin coding

Can't seems to get the top margin in my dedication page. Any one can help with the below coding? Appreciate all help rendered. <p style="_@page {margin-top: 20 !important;p>
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Page dimensions when self-publishing an ebook for Kindle with the print replica option?

I want to create a Kindle ebook where I have full control over how every page is displayed. To do that I want to use the Print Replica option of Kindle Create and feed it a PDF that I create via LaTeX....
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Is there a way to see words looked up in Wikipedia?

Kindle adds words you have looked up for which it can find a definition to the Vocabulary Builder, but it does not appear to save the words for which it can only find Wikipedia definitions. Is there a ...
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How to access the Wikipedia in its entirety as an epub file?

The built-in access to Wikipedia on the Kindle is lacklustre at best. Even if it were out of date, might "the" Wikipedia be available as an epub for download? Or, perhaps that's such an ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Kindle Keyboard Wont Go To Drive Mode

My Kindle Keyboard won't Enter USB Drive Mode and IDK How To Get it too. it is version 3.4.2 B008. pls help me!
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Downloading Kindle books via USB

I recently rejoined Kindle Unlimited but -I'm having problems downloading to my kindle. It was easy the last time I did it but now there seems to be a big problem. I'm using the same kindle device ...
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Kindle App not available on my Samsung tablet; how can I access my library?

I want to read my many kindle titles on my newish Samsung Tablet but the Kindle app is not available for the model. What can I do?
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Typical time needed to transfer books to Kindle 10th Paperwhite via email

tl;dr I've sent a number of files to my Kindle 10th's private email address about 3,5 hour ago and there is no reaction so far -- neither return / rejection email nor books appearing in the device. Is ...
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How to convert and read Khmer PDFs on Kindle?

I was able to find a PDF in Khmer language(a.k.a. Cambodian language). However, when I tried to upload it into my kindle, it turns everything into gibberish. I've looked around and there aren't many ...
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Purchasing foreign ebooks on kindle

Reading german books on the kindle. As I based in the UK and would like to read more german books and take advantage of kindle offers on the german kindle store. Can we have both the UK and German ...
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Highlights and notes are not save to my Clipping file

I regularly delete the My Clippings file in my Kindle when it gets too big. Usually a new one appears the next time I make a highlight or a note, containing just that one highlight or note. However, ...
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Any way to one-time TRANSFER / MOVE Kindle books to a separate account?

Presumably transferring Kindle ebooks to someone else isn't allowed in general, but has anyone found a way (or contacted Amazon Support for them to successfully do this manually, on their side?) to ...
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Is there a way to make third party book (non-amazon) covers appear as screensavers on Kindle?

So recently Amazon has introduced this feature which shows the cover of what you are currently reading on the lock screen of your Kindle reader (at least for Kindle Paperwhite 4 as far as I know). As ...
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Reading progress on a Kindle Paperwhite

I like to know how much time I've got left in any book I'm reading on my Kindle. I set it up each time a start reading but it seems to default to location or no reading progress at all. I know it's ...
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Kindle - How to add downloaded book to kid's account?

The device is Kindle Basic 10th Gen 2019. I have created a child account in Settings/Parental Controls/Amazon Kids and I am trying to add a downloaded book to it. However, the Kindle shows this ...
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How to self generate a Kindle ebook with Enhanced Typesetting so that I can left align the text?

I generated an HTML page and would like to send it to my Kindle. I'm trying to have this HTML book left-justified in my kindle. I used Calibre and Kindle Previewer to generate Mobi, KDP, and HTML ...
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Kindlepreviewer Command Not Found Mac Os X

I'm using some specialty software (Circular FLO) that requires use of the "kindlepreviewer" command in terminal, and any time it tries to do so, or if I try to do so myself, including "...
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kindle not connecting to wi-fi

Whenever I am trying to connect my kindle to wi-fi it shows no internet found. Once my kindle got discharged to 0. So is that the reason why my kindle is not able to find any internet. If no, then why ...
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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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How to convert PDF's with footnotes for Kindle?

I have a collection of PDF files which I'm looking to load onto a Kindle. First, however, they need to be converted. Experimentation gives sub-par results by selecting and converting to mobi through ...
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Amazon Kindle Fire won't allow allow links in PDFs to work

On my Kindle Fire I opened the PDF via the silk browser. The PDF contains links. On my iOS device I can click on the links in the PDF. On my Kindle Fire the links don't work.
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Share kindle books with family on android?

My child has an Android phone. I have created an Amazon household account and created a child profile. I have added books to his profile. My question is how can my child read these books on the ...
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Reducing size of e-book on .MOBI file. Or any alternative to .MOBI file for KDP

I´m working on a e-book for kids with some images on it. I want to load to Amazon Kindle KDP. I have a book that it is only 26 pages and that it would have about 25 images. I tried to load the file ...
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