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

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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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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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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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Transferring “copied to kindle” mobi ebook files from one iPad to another

I just upgraded my iPad and have the kindle app on both. My problem is that I have a lot of ebooks stored on my old iPad that were sent to me as advance reader copies via bookfunnel etc. that were ...
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What are the consequences of changing my Kindle's region?

I used to live in the US, but now I live in Germany. I own a lot of books on the US Amazon site. I'd like to switch my Kindle to Germany so I can purchase books in German...but if I do, what happens ...
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Can I delete a book from my Kindle account without the person I share an Amazon household account finding out?

Can I delete a book from my Kindle account without the person I share an Amazon household account finding out or without that book being deleted from their account? If so, can you tell me how I can do ...
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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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How to upload my Malayalam book in Kindle?

I have published books in Malayalam language through Creative Space. Now I know that kindle is accepting Malayalam language books and when I try to upload the files (as per KDP they need docx file),...
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Making source language books available in destination language, independently, of publisher, electronically

Nowadays it is possible to purchase some (but not all) books, that are available in paper format, in electronic format. For instance, one may use Google Play Books or Amazon Kindle, to read, books (...
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K4iOS Media Query

Does anyone know of a way to target K4iOS with a media query? Like this: https://gist.github.com/dvschultz/8324974 but with Kindle for iOS.
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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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Kindle eBook turns into two page layout in landscape

I created a fixed layout ebook for Kindle which displays a single page in portrait and two pages in landscape. I didn't use any special code for this behavior so, how can I avoid this?
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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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Malayalam epub to Kindle format

There are some good Malayalam books in DCBooks for purchase. It's in epub format. Have to use DCBooks ebook reader application to read. I don't like to read in mobile ... I want this in Kindle. I ...
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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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Improve 'Look Inside' view of the Kindle mobi eBook in Amazon

I want to improve the "Look Inside" view of the Kindle ebook. When I click on the eBook Cover in Amazon, the "Look Inside" window appears. Although I have split the book into separate files at each ...
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How to get number of locations of a Kindle ebook programatically?

I've been googling around for some time but couldn't find absolutely any clue. I have an ebook file in mobi format and would like get the number of locations of this ebook. I want to do it ...
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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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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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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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Kindle Direct Publishing: How to mention other Books

Somebody knows how I can create "View in Store" Links within my Kindle E-Books? I noticed that some books I've bought on Amazon use these special type of links which have a little book symbol next to ...
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Indesign -> Kindlegen -> Kindle flattens TOC?

I'd like 4 levels of hierarchy in my Kindle navigational TOC (aka "logical TOC" in Kindle Publishing Guidelines terminology), but when I do this: 1. InDesign CC → File → Export → (choose my nested ...
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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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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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How to view book summary on Kindle reader

When I open a book for the first time on my Kindle reader it no longer shows me the book summary (about this book). How do I get it to show? I have tried everything on reading options but I can't ...
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I would like to view full cover of converted pdf ebook originally purchased on Kindle Store

I would like to view full cover of pdf ebook originally purchased on Kindle Store and then converted with Ultimate. I see the thumbnail on my adobe reader app on my ios device. I would like to know ...
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How do I filter out read items in a collection in Kindle?

I read a lot of short material on my Kindle Oasis, which I add to a collection to remember reading them later. I want a way to get rid of read items in this collection.
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Disable clicking links on Kindle books

I have a Kindle Paperwhite. Frequently when reading technical books (i.e. Docker for Rails Developers, I tap to go to the next page, but accidentally click a hyperlink in the content, which jumps me ...
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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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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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How to sync mp3 audiobook to mobi ebook on Kindle for Android?

I installed Kindle for Android in my phone. I have ebook in mobi format and mp3. The mp3 is an audiobook for the ebook. I have put the mobi and mp3 in the Kindle folder. The ebook can read but how do ...
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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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EPUB & Kindle File Glossary and Dictionary Selection

Copied from an identical Stack Overflow Question. (Didn't know there's an eBooks stack exchange now, woot!) The Puzzle I am working on an eBook file, or series of files, which should be compatible ...
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Endnote formatting when using epub and kindlegen

I try to use ePub formatting as below. This is based on the output of the pandoc tool. <div id="chapter-two" class="section level1"> <h1>Chapter Two</h1> <p>Chapter two has ...
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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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Can you create flashcards in the Kindle device?

I know there are some ways to import flashcards to your kindle, but does the kindle paperwhite allow you to create them right in the device? Just like the kindle app for android does.
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Cannot view the collections I created on my kindle touch

I was recently given a kindle touch. I have created 3 collections, and have added several books to each. But when I go to the dropdown to sort the view, "Collections" is greyed out inactive. Did the ...
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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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Is there a way to quickly download all of my Kindle books?

I have ~165 books in my Kindle cloud library. I am currently trying to download all of them onto my laptop (the Kindle app; I use Windows) so that I can access them when I don't have an internet ...
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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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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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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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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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Does Kindle (classic) support all embedded fonts in PDFs?

I have PDFs using many embedded fonts from many alphabets. Should I expect them to be viewed without any problems on Kindle, or only a part of them will be supported (for the most popular alphabets)?
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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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