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Automatic creation of bookmarks from Table Of Content

I've got this big problem: I have a PDF book with, say, 4 chapters and a bunch of paragraphs in each chapters. At the begenning of the book there is a non-clickable index with chapters, paragraphs and ...
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Identify if a PDF document is digital native

Is it possible to know if a given PDF is digital native or has gone through some kind OCR or digitization process. If yes, is it possible to do so programmatically?
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Where is Kindle.exe so I can change Windows Defender Controlled Flolder Access to allow updates

Now I have to turn Controlled folder access off to get updates. It's annoying. Please help.
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Does a basic CSS file to produce acceptable documents exist anywhere?

I am currently writing a processor to convert a specific website to EPUB and everything works fine except that the result I get, when read in Calibre does not look very nice I think. I was looking ...
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buy new ebook reader, main need is highlight and add notes to my books

I have an ebook reader ( in fact it is a gift) Kobo aura. The problem I faced with this ebook is that I am not able to highlight in pdf files, nor add some notes to my pdf books as in adobe ...
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How to give Page ID

How to give page id manually in ePub 3 file. we are converting epub 2 file without page id. then how to give page id in any short method.
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Why are epub .xhtml files saved as .html?

Why are ePub content files, which (as I understand) are to be interpreted as XHTML, saved with a .html file extension? I realize that they are interpreted correctly by readers in accordance with their ...
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Can I change Wikipedia lookup language on a Kindle Fire?

When I select the Wikipedia lookup on my Kindle Fire (5th generation), the text displayd in the box is always in English and it redirects to English articles. Is it possible to set up the language to ...
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Is it possible to cap royalties for an ebook?

I want to write and publish an ebook, but I am restricted to earning a set amount of income per month from all my income earning efforts. Is there a way to cap the passive income from an ebook on a ...
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Kindle navigation goes haywire

Sometimes when reading a book the navigation goes haywire so that when it should go backwards it instead goes forward. Or, seems to jump around. Usually it's so annoying that I don't keep notes on ...
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Kindle Cloud Reader can't open this book

Opening a book on read.amazon.com gives this error: we're sorry. Kindle Cloud Reader can't open this book, but you can read it with our free Kindle app. Is there a work-around? Perhaps to send ...
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Translation on Kindle

We work with teenagers and adults diagnosed with dyslexia who practise reading using a kindle. When they come to a word they have difficulty reading they use the 'translation' function simply to ...
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how to extract notes from a mobi book?

How can I extract highlighted text, stored in a .mbp file? This specific book was sent to the Kindle as a .mobi converted from an EPUB. Is there maybe an operation to regenerate My Clippings? Or, ...
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“text” semantics (“beginning”) not respected on Kindle

In Sigil, I add text semantics to a specific xhtml file. (This is where a reader should open a newly added book, "go to -> beginning" on Kindle). The change is properly reflected in content.pdf. I ...
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Can't find Kindle book after download from amazon

I have just purchased a kindle book from Amazon and told it to download it to my PC. I can open it and read it off line so it must have it stored somewhere but I can't find it.I'm using win 7 and ...
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Export .ePUB to text but somehow retain formatting

Is it possible to export an .ePUB document to .txt but also be able to retain the formatting of italicized and bold text? (For example, they can be in their own tags.)
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What are the safe operations on My Clippings for a Kindle?

Can I edit the clippings file on the Kindle? Delete it? How does this sdr directory relate to the text file itself? Can I "clear" the clippings? The clippings file to get notes on offline docs ...
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How to correct unicode errors after converting file format?

To convert epub to mobi I utilized on online tool, but it seems to have resulted in odd unicode errors. Throughout the text there are 0092, 0093 and 0094 in place of punctuation. Is this likely to ...
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Version control for writing ebooks

When software such as Calibre is used to generate epub, what version control is available? To my understanding, git can be made to work with word processors by jumping through hoops. Perhaps there ...
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Which format is better to sync over cloud with minimal data usage?

I recently found out that some apps use another file to keep track of your reading progress (like Kindle) and sync this file instead of full ebook file, well Kindle sucks because doesn't let you to ...
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personal document storage costs

What are the limits on personal docs sent to foo@kindle.com for kindle e-readers? Is, or was there, a fee or limit to storing these documents? From amazon.com/myk they show as "docs" and not "books",...
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Amazon Read versus Google Play books

How does read.amazon.com compare to play.google.com for ebooks? While I have a Kindle this would lead me more towards Amazon, Google seems to give more full samples and the cloud reader is less laggy....
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Notes for sideloaded material?

I see Indeed. I forgot to mention that it doesn’t work on sideloaded content, or even stuff that you’ve sent to your Kindle through Amazon. You can get Page Flip to work with sideloaded content, ...
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Marking read chapters

I am looking for an ebook-format (preferably epub) and an Android-reader to go with it that marks chapters (or links) in the toc as having been read. The background is that I have a spider-script ...
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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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report for purchased Kindle material?

How do I see only purchased items with a value greater than zero? https://www.quora.com/How-can-I-view-my-all-time-Kindle-purchase-history shows all "purchased" items, including free material. A ...
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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 enable landscape mode on a Kindle?

Running Firmware 5.8.9.0.1 on a seventh generation Kindle. I had landscape enabled before but can't find it now. The paperwhite directions don't work as there's no such option.
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Kindle text editor?

Take note has a nice interface: But how do I install onto a seventh generation basic Kindle? (Not fire, not paperwhite, just "regular".) Would love a simple text editor outside of adding notes to a ...
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How to Open pdf, ncx, opf files?

I have an ebook downloaded from my university elearning site, it was downloaded, not online reading. But it can only be opened and readed from university's elearning app (android only, no iOS app for ...
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Insert a short sentence at many given locations in an epub file automatically

I have a page-map file for an epub. Could I insert a sentence or numbers at the end of each page based on the page information from the page-map file.
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Edits aren't being saved in Calibre

I've just spent the last two days taking all the bad line breaks and correcting type errors made in the conversion of my novel into an epub file. Up until an hour ago, my saves were taking. The file ...
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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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Why does Google Play Books not allow search for uploaded books?

I just uploaded an eBook I bought directly from the publisher to my Google Play Books account and went to search for some text in the book only to see the following text come up in a tooltip when I ...
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How to add a calibre bookmark txt to manifest

I converted my docx into a epub file using Calibre but Smashwords is saying that the META-INF/calibre_bookmarks.txt file is not listed in the manifest. Below is their full explanation. Does anyone ...
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It's possible to add a background-color: / background: BLACK (with white text) for a page in an AZW3 ebook?

I'm trying to make a page black background with white text but it doesn't work. (AZW3 format) Any ideas for html code? I've tried both background and background-color and they don't work.
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How to insert calculated page numbers based on word counting into an ePub file?

I want to paginate an ePub file based on how many words are there per page, then to insert the "page numbers" into the ePub file. In this case, I will have the same page numbers while I read this file ...
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kindle users guide requires registration to read?

A newly acquired Kindle running Firmware 5.8.9.0.1 has a Kindle Users Guide, Third Edition on the home screen. Opening this just leads to "register your kindle." How can I read the manual without ...
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How to best read a PDF on Kindle?

Interested in reliable ways of converting, specifically, PDF files for reading on a Kindle. See also: https://stackoverflow.com/q/5429242/262852 Not looking for a steep learning curve, something ...
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What are the negatives of linking a Kindle to an account?

What are the cons to register a Kindle with an Amazon account? Not so much whether a Kindle is usable, nor whether account is required but, once account is linked to a device, what then are the ...
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ePub converter that saves in HTML5?

Does anyone have an ePub converter that actually saves in HTML5? I have tried Kotobee Author and Calibre but they save in HTML 4/XHTML. An update of the Mozilla Composer/SeaMonkey IDE (Internet ...
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Calibre fails to unwrap Georgian text

I am trying to use the calibre conversion feature to convert ebook written in Georgian from PDF to Mobi. The effect is however very poor. Someone in 10 lines gets unwrapped. I tried to use different ...
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Where can I download free ebooks? [closed]

I have been searching for ebooks but I don't have money to buy them. Can I get them for free?
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Using K2pdfopt to prepare a document for printing

Can I use K2pdfopt to take a PDF, crop it to the tightest bounding box, and generate a new PDF with 2 consecutive (portrait) pages set side-by-side on the same (landscape) page such that they are ...
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GitBook generates epub with duplicate headings

I have ebook in markdown files and use GitBook for generating epub file. Like usual, chapters are defined in SUMMARY.md and chapter files begins with a headings (the same like in summary): Title of ...
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How to put downloaded Kindle e-books on to a Kindle device that cannot access the internet

I have a Kindle device, but it cannot connect to the internet because the only internet I can access requires signing in, and the Kindle just can't be controlled accurately enough for me to select the ...
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Nook HD+ Keyboard Issue

Currently I am having massive amounts of problems with my Nook. It's a NOOK HD plus BNTV600 I had received from my mother to try and fix. She says that while downloading a new update it had shut down ...
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Is it legal to create an ebook from the book I bought and sell it? [closed]

This book is copyrighted 2011, can I make it to an ebook and sell it online?
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How to convert msword to epub?

I need to convert a first draft of my book to .epub format. What's the best way to do it and get a clean looking book
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Kindle 5th Generation MOBI files not showing up in the Books app

I'm converting my EPUB files to MOBI files (in Calibre, "both" file format, stripped the [PDOC] tag, put in the [EBOK] tag). After transferring them via USB and dropping them in the Books folder and ...

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