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How to remove extraneous page numbers from ePub TOC

I've created this epub file as an export from an Indesign file, and it's got two problems that I can see immediately: The ToC includes page numbers after the chapter titles, even though I've created ...
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Are there any tools that can convert an ebook to Project Gutenberg self-publishing format?

PG's self-publishing library has some very specific guidelines about how ebooks may be formatted as PDF submissions. I've made one submission, and received a rejection notice that was entirely without ...
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Alternate covers for different devices and software

Quite new to writing and editing ebooks and I wondered something. I know in webpages it's possible to produce alternate styling and content based on what the content is being viewed on. So CSS can ...
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want to convert OCR PDF to computer font

my pdf text is too blurry. so i want to convert it to computer font from scanned image.i already tried increassing quality by adobe/edit/preferences/page display.
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Amazon Kindle Fire wont 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 dont work.
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Can I use books that are freely available on several sites which are actually not free (from publishers)? [closed]

I am a Tech student based in Pakistan(Asian Country) where almost all stuff are pirated e.g., Books, Softwares, Paid Online Courses, Movies, Games, OS (Windows) means very few people I guess, purchase ...
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Debugging “Processing failed” errors when uploading DRM-free EPUB3 to Google Play Books?

I have a persistent but intermittent problem when uploading some EPUB3 ebooks to Google Play books. Sometimes the upload seems to take a long time, then stops and gives an error message "...
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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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How to add read status column in calibre?

I want to sync my read status in caliber with my Kobo Auro H2O(Koreader) but it is not supported yet so the advice here is to create a read status column then sync the data to it. Can anyone explain ...
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How to create an kdp ebook for sale with flashcards preloaded

How to create an kindle direct publishing ebook for sale with flashcards preloaded. Also, how to copy pictures to flashcards on kindle.
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How does Google Play choose page number / how to influence it?

Our book has quite simple page numbering: 1, 2, 3 and so on. (We don't use any special numbering for the first pages, e.g.: the book title is on the page 1, technical information about the book is on ...
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Borrowing audiobooks from different sources

So, how do I go about using an app, website, or other source to borrow audiobooks? I'm fine with paying some money, but Kindle Audible wants up to $20 USD for some titles.
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Can't download ebook from Amazon to my PC

Just making this question in case someone encounter the same problem, I will answer it. So I just bought an ebook for my Kindle in amazon, because some circumstances I have not WIFI available in my ...
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How many links are too many for EPUB?

I have an ebook with a large number of internal links. The stats are below. I'm trying to understand if my troubles are related to the Kindle Previewer or to some unspecified limit on how many ...
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Why does EPUBCheck report warnings and errors for ISO8601 date-time string?

While working on a PHP script that builds EPUB 3.0.1 content from external data, I encountered a situation where EPUBCheck complains about a valid ISO8601 date-time string in two places in the ...
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Adding a background image in Calibre

To get a background image in Calibre, I gather that I need to open a book and right click. This will expose a menu. Choosing "Preferences" >> "Styles" opens a GUI to change ...
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A free book sample from Amazon for testing Immersion Reading?

What free book can I find on the Amazon store for testing Immersion reading in the Kindle app or on Amazon Fire? Is it possible to download a book sample into the device to test this functionality?
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Keeping session in Kobo Aura H2O web browser

I always have to re-login to my gmail account when I start the "beta feature" web browser in my Kobo Aura H2O ebook reader. Is there a way to keep the session so that I need not give my ...
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Automatically create a list of new vocabulary from an eBook

I thought of an idea for a software that I would find useful as a foreign language learner, and I am wondering if something similar already exists. The software would (more-or-less) automatically ...
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Why are the last footnotes of each page in my book broken?

I have a book that has pages with footnotes, but the last and only the last one or two footnotes are always broken on my Kindle Paperwhite (Not on any other reader). That means they are treated as ...
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Why my EPUB background is black?

I converted .docx file to .htm and convert it to .epub in Calibre. When i view it, the background color is black. How to change it? I tried change the css background color but it doesn't work. Any ...
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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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How can i add a copy right/license to my book online

I have being writing a book which i am planning to publish but i don't have a copy right/license. I was asking of how to do that online.
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Is it possible to export this document published with GitBook into a pdf file?

This document says it was published with GitBook (on the left corner after scroll down to the bottom of the page). Is it possible to export the document with multiple pages into a pdf file? Thanks.
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Can you send epubs to Kindle and keep the cover art?

I've been working on a hobby javascript project recently that automatically compiles content from some websites into an epub (with the help of epub-gen) and then sends it to my device via the Send-to-...
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Is there an easy way to export kindle notes and highlights to play books?

So I've been using the kindle app for 1 year now thinking that it's the only good ebook managing app with ability to save books to the cloud. A few months ago I tried out play books and I was very ...
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How to edit the bookmarks of a DjVu file

I know how to add bookmarks into a DjVu file: How insert the outline (the bookmarks) into DjVu https://superuser.com/questions/1170248/how-to-embed-bookmarks-to-djvu-file-using-djvused-djvulibre But ...
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Adding metadata to DjVu

How can I add metadata to a DjVu file? Desired result: $ exiftool sample.djvu | grep -P "^===|Title|Author" Title : Group Theory and Physics Author ...
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Kindle Reader no longer syncing correctly

My Kindle 3rd gen has recently started not syncing to the right spot; it asks me if I want to go to the furthest pg read and I click "yes" and it goes but not far enough. It used to work ...
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I want to see my collections first then also my additional books from library or new purchases

I want to see my collections for the first few pages and then also or next see my additional books from library or new purchases at the same time. NOT have to toggle back and forth between books and ...
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Is there a standard, fool-proof way to add a cover to an ePUB?

I write my books (ePUB 3.0) using Sigil. In principle, there's a simple function to automatically add a cover, which creates an XTML file called "cover.xhtml", which looks like this: <!...
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I bought a eBook yesterday on Google Play, but can't export it as .epub neither .pdf

It's the first time this happens. Usually I can download all books bought on Google Play in .pdf format at least. This time I can't even see the option to download as usual:
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reflowing text in pdf with reasonable filesize

I generally use k2pdfopt to format scanned pdf for my kindle. But this software increases the file size insanely. After converting a file of say, 10 mb, the reflowed version takes a space around 190 ...
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pdf TOC creator for large files upwards of 120MB?

I used to use jPDFbookmark's bookmarks feature to create/adjust tables of contents for PDf files, and it worked perfectly well to that end until I input 130MB file and it was no longer functional, ...
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How long does it take Kindle app to learn your reading speed?

I'm fairly new to eBooks on Kindle, and in case it matters, I'm using the Kindle App on my oversized smartphone instead of a dedicated Kindle device. I love the feature that estimates the time ...
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OCR a scanned pdf without keeping the image

In acrobat, one can overlay text on the original document by the ocr facility. But is there any way of completely removing the existing images behind and only keeping the ocr'ed text? I want to edit a ...
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How to delete the comment in the pdf?

I've tried using Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat to delete a comment in a pdf file. The comment was restored the moment I deleted it. How to delete it? File: https://github.com/mjs225/deletepdf/raw/...
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How can I compress this pdf file without losing readability?

I have a large black and white pdf scan of a book. The book is 1700 pages, and is about 300MB. That is about 150-175kb per page. This strikes me as rather large. Two arbitrarily selected pages are ...
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fix spine order and file names based on toc.ncx

I do have epub2 book with wrong spine (files in it are also in wrong order). I was able semi-automatically to fix correct order and create correct toc.ncx. Each file contains one or zero chapters ...
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pdf with links to different books / folders

I hv received pdf with links to tv shows on tv; another pdf with links to different books (stored in google drive.) So you click on the picture and it takes you to the pdf book and opens it. I have ...
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The inline position of small pictures of equations in a text is too high

I am writing a technical Ebook for the Kindle of Amazon. My text is in a Word doc and has a lot of formulas. The main formulas are each written on an own line in the text with a formula number at the ...
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Can I include images with a src of “data:..” in a Kindle book created in HTML, and if so, are there restrictions?

I'd like to include images in HTML source for a Kindle book. Is a data URL image kosher for Amazon? Are there any restrictions on e.g. length? Thanks,
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Kobo Libra images appear very small

I have a new Kobo Libra and bought 2 online epub books. I transferred them onto Kobo by using Calibre. When opening the eBook the layout is fine except that all images appear very small!? I've opened ...
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Changing my eBook reader. Any way to take my kindle books with me?

I am changing from Kindle for reading eBooks onto a different eReader platform. I've purchased a couple of eBooks for Kindle on the Amazon platform but those books I didn't start reading yet. ...
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Is there a tool for heading detection?

Given a PDF without a TOC or bookmarks, is there a way to create a TOC by automatically detecting the headings?
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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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How do you manually start a restore from backup on Kindle?

Setting up a new Kindle Fire HD 10. I selected restore from backup from a slightly older (but still current) Fire HD 10, but progress was still at 0% after an our, so naturally I selected "...
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Darkening images inside a mobi file

I have a mobi ebook full of equations and texts. The equations are in image format, but the images are very light in contrast, and hence, my kindle is not able to render those properly. Is there any ...
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Display note text on the page

Is it possible to force the text of a (short) note to be displayed directly on the page, rather than just the note icon? Reason: I like to make clarifications and comments as though I have pencilled ...
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Having issues with references while using Kindle Create

I'm writing a book using the Kindle Create application (v1.43.0.0) for Windows and I have two issues with references throughout the book. I have quotes in the book and I want to reference the source ...

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